The US President Donald trump said that the issuance of visas to citizens of all countries will resume as soon as steps will be taken to the security policy within 90 days. About it reports Reuters.
“To be clear — this is not a ban for Muslims, the media misinterpreted,” said trump. “It’s not about religion — but about the terror and about how to ensure the security of our country” — he stressed.
He recalled that in the world there are more than 40 different countries in which Muslims constitute a majority, but which restrictive measures are not affected.
The decree the President signed on January 27, applies to nationals of the seven countries with a predominantly Muslim population. The list of States not disclosed, but, as expected, the sanctions will affect the citizens of Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia and the Sudan.
The decree has led to the fact that some flights flying to the United States, was withdrawn by the citizens of the States included in the list, despite the fact that they had American visas.
The US administration’s decision provoked criticism in some of the countries caught up in the black list. In particular, Tehran has promised to Washington’s actions to respond to symmetric measures.
Actions trump drew criticism in his country. Lawyers from the American civil liberties Union American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on behalf of two Iraqis, who were not allowed into the country in connection with the decree of the trump. Chief prosecutors 16 US States, including California, new York and Pennsylvania, condemned the decree of the President.
Trump, during his campaign repeatedly stated that it plans to deport roughly 11 million people living illegally in the United States.