Read the full text of Donald Trump’s executive order on refugees and immigration
Many of you have written to me with concerns over U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order on refugees and immigration. Coverage of the executive order has left many with more questions than answers and that’s why I have decided to include its full text here for anyone who wishes to consult it and make their own informed judgement on the issue.
Here's the complete text of the executive order:
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and to protect the American people from terrorist attacks by foreign nationals admitted to the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows:
Sec. 2. Policy. It is the policy of the United States to protect its citizens from foreign nationals who intend to commit terrorist attacks in the United States; and to prevent the admission of foreign nationals who intend to exploit United States immigration laws for malevolent purposes.