How does Trump’s Executive Order affect Global Immigration?

President Trump signed on Friday an executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries, suspends all refugee admission for 120 days, and bars all Syrian refugees indefinitely. The order has been widely criticized and praised—but it led to massive protests at several airports across the country where people with valid documentation were detained.

Countries Affected:

  1. Iran
  2. Syria
  3. Somalia
  4. Sudan
  5. Libya
  6. Yemen
  7. Iraq

Estimated Total of Immigrants Currently Detained:


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