S; the campaign did not announce the details of the plan at the time, but Jeff Sessionsan advisor to Trump campaign on immigration,  said the proposal was a statement of purpose to be supplied with details in subsequent months. For days, the order bars the entry of any refugee who is awaiting resettlement in the U.
In addition, it suspends the resettlement of Syrian refugees indefinitely.
It will give extremist groups a propaganda tool for recruitment; encourage other nations to abdicate their responsibilities to refugees and other vulnerable populations; and will alienate millions of Muslims, both in the United States and abroad, who otherwise would be allies and important sources of counter-terror and law enforcement intelligence.
Ellis Island processed more than 12 million immigrants during its operation from through Among other things, the act sharply reduced immigrants from Eastern Europe and Africa. Hours after Trump signed his order, the public had not yet seen documents that described exactly how airports and government officials around the world would implement the new rules.
It also directs DHS to allocate unused funding for the purpose of constructing a wall and to undertake a comprehensive study on the security of the southern border within days.
And it completely restricted immigrants from Asia, except for Japan and the Philippines.