Trump bans refugees of seven Muslim countries

The chief order suspends the entry of refugees into the USA for 120 days and directs officers to find out extra screening ”to make sure that these authorized for refugee admission don’t pose a risk to the safety and welfare of the USA.”

The order additionally stops the admission of refugees from Syria indefinitely, and bars entry into the USA for 90 days from seven predominantly Muslim nations linked to considerations about terrorism. These nations are Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen.

Moreover, Mr. Trump signed a memorandum on Friday directing what he referred to as “an ideal rebuilding of the armed companies,” saying it will name for price range negotiations to amass new planes, new ships and new assets for the nation’s navy.

Asserting his “excessive vetting” plan, the president invoked the specter of the Sept. 11, 2001, assaults. Many of the 19 hijackers on the planes that crashed into the World Commerce Heart, the Pentagon and a subject in Shanksville, Pa., had been from Saudi Arabia.

The remaining had been from the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Lebanon. None of these nations are on Mr. Trump’s visa ban listing.