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Trump to "Suspend Immigration" into US via Executive Order

April 21, 2020 (1 min read)

Nick Miroff, Josh Dawsey and Teo Armus, Washington Post, April 20, 2020

"President Trump announced in a tweet late Monday night that he plans to suspend immigration to the United States, a move he said is needed to safeguard American jobs and defend the country from coronavirus pandemic, which he called “the Invisible Enemy.”  “In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of our GREAT American Citizens, I will be signing an Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States!,” the president wrote, announcing the plan at 10:06 p.m."