‘If you’re traveling back and forth, you’re going to be subjected to further screening.” ~Priebus
In an interview with Meet the Press, Reince Priebus, the current White House Chief of Staff for U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed that Green card holders from the 7 countries namely
Syria (There is also an indefinite ban on Syrian refugees)
will not be barred from entering the U.S. However, those traveling back and forth would be subjected to further screening.
“We didn’t overrule the Department of Homeland Security, as far as green card holders moving forward, it doesn’t affect them… If you’re traveling back and forth, you’re going to be subjected to further screening.” ~Reince Priebus
According to reports, Many people coming from Iraq,Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria,Yemen and Iran have either been detained turned away in various airports across America.
Earlier today, President Trump tweeted the following messages:
”Christians in the Middle-East have been executed in large numbers. We cannot allow this horror to continue!” ~President Trump
‘Our country needs strong borders and extreme vetting, NOW. Look what is happening all over Europe and, indeed, the world – a horrible mess!’ ~President Trump
Many Airlines are stopping Green Card holders from boarding flights to the U.S following Visa Ban even though these individuals live legally in America….
According to CNN,Google CEO Sundar Pichai fears the immerse impact the Trump immigration order and has advised tech employees with HB1 -Visa holder not to travel. It is believed some of the people detained might be Google employees who travelled abroad before the 90 days travel ban by President Trump.
A spokesperson for Google says
‘‘We’re concerned about the impact of this order and any proposals that could impose restrictions on Googlers and their families, or that create barriers to bringing great talent to the U.S., we’ll continue to make our views on these issues known to leaders in Washington and elsewhere.” Google
Many celebrities are using their social media platforms to protest the 90 days travel ban. Below are some of the comments:
Disgusted! The news is devastating! America is being ruined right before our eyes! What an immoral pig you have to be to implement such BS!!
— Rihanna (@rihanna) January 29, 2017
Donald Trump is an unwell, evil human being. To the core.
— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) January 28, 2017
Calling on all patriotic Republicans to demand that Muslim ban be rescinded. Gen. Mattis,Sen. McCain, you know this makes us less safe-SPEAK
— Rob Reiner (@robreiner) January 30, 2017
I have worked for decades on religious tolerance. @realDonaldTrump’s Muslim ban is against everything this country was founded on. Shameful.
— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) January 28, 2017