• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

Immigration ban to US may last for 60 days


Washington, Apr 22: President Donald Trump has said that he expects to sign an executive order on Wednesday that will suspend immigration. This would mostly impact Green Cards for the next 60 days.

Trump said that he would review the economic conditions at the end of the 60 day period to determine if he wants to extend the suspension of terminate it.

Immigration ban to US may last for 60 days

"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!," Trump said in a tweet.

Immigration to US will be temporarily suspended to protect US jobs

Trump said that he would be signing the order to temporarily suspend immigration amidst rising criticism over his handling of the pandemic. He had also lashed out at the WHO and cut US funding while blaming it for not warning the world early about the pandemic.

The virus has so far killed more than 42,000 people in the US. The US has recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in the world.

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more