President Trump Announces Executive Order to Temporarily Suspend Immigration

At 6:00 PM EST today, President Trump held a press conference and confirmed the impact of the Immigration Suspension he tweeted about yesterday and the contents of the Executive Order.

According to the President, the EO will effectuate a 60-day suspension on immigrant visa cases, subject to extension. Nonimmigrant visas are unaffected. However, Trump did allude to a second order that is currently being considered which would contain more restrictions.

The President confirmed that the EO would most likely be signed tomorrow.  EIG will review the final EO and provide additional details regarding the scope of the impact.