Trump Temporarily Suspends All Immigration Into The United States

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by Tyler Durden
Monday, Apr 20, 2020 - 10:16 PM

In a stunning turn of events, late on Monday, president Trump tweeted that "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 did not offer specifics, such as the time frame or the scope of who would be affected.

As some noted, Trump's decision to escalate the US response to the coronacrisis is at odds with his desire to rush in reopening the country:

And while we wait for more details, we wonder if this executive order will be followed by Trump canceling the November elections.