AAI Denounces Trump Proclamation Temporarily Suspending Entry of Immigrants

Posted on April 22, 2020 in Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ryan J. Suto

rsuto@aaiusa.org

(202) 429-9210 April 22, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Today, the Trump administration issued an Executive Order (EO) that seeks to deny entry to individuals intending to enter the United States pursuant to nearly all immigrant visas for 60 days, effective tomorrow, April 23, 2020. Narrow exceptions to the blanket ban are listed, such as those who already have valid visas, healthcare workers, wealthy investors, and the spouses and minor children of U.S. citizens. 

The EO attempts to pit U.S. citizen workers against non-citizen workers, implying that...

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