NewsFlash! Trump Claims He Will Temporarily Suspend Immigration

President Donald Trump said late Monday night he will sign an executive order temporarily suspending immigration to the United States as the nation battles the health and economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

—Posted 21 Apr 2020 [updated*]

“… But there are many unanswered questions: Under normal circumstances, hundreds of thousands of people immigrate to the United States each year, but the administration could exempt large groups of workers from the ban, including farm laborers, health care workers and perhaps high-tech employees. That would reduce the number of people the order applies to. …” [*Please note that Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Says He Will Halt Immigration; Oil Prices Crater, and Stocks Fall, The New York Times, 21.Apr.2020, is a live update that continues to evolve.]

—Posted 20 Apr 2020


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