In the following days, mass hysteria and an onslaught of misleading news reports have falsely depicted the President's actions as an unconstitutional ban on Muslims entering the United States. US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has said that passport-holders from states such as Iran and Iraq, including cabin crew, will be barred entry to the United States, IATA said in an email.
Trump's decision led to the detention of incoming refugees at USA airports, sparking protests, legal challenges and widespread condemnation from global leaders, rights groups and activists.
U.S. airports braced for fresh protests Sunday against Donald Trump's temporary immigration ban, which a federal judge partially blocked by ordering authorities not to deport refugees and other travelers detained at usa borders. He also referenced the events of September 11 in the remarks, though the terrorists responsible for those attacks were from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Lebanon, none of which are effected by the visa ban under the new executive order.
The new order also suspends the admission of nearly all refugees for four months.
The UK government has now said only dual citizens travelling from one of the seven countries will be affected. The United States is a nation of immigrants, and we should be proud of that", the Facebook chief executive wrote in a Facebook post.
Ms May was pressed repeatedly about her views on the refugee ban during a press conference in Ankara where she had been holding talks with Turkish leaders.
The U.S. administration made clear that the 90-day provision does not mean that travel will automatically be reinstated after that period. Green card holders, who have already gone through extensive vetting by the United States as part of a legal pathway to citizenship, were denied entry at a number of the nation's worldwide airports for 24-hours.
The Department of Homeland Security said it is reviewing waivers on a case-by-case basis.
-The Visa Interview Waiver Program, which says repeat visitors do not need to appear in person for an interview when they need to renew their visa, was suspended. That includes people who were born in one of the blacklisted countries and are now naturalized US citizens. But police say interactions were largely peaceful.
The City University of New York, Columbia University, Princeton University and others all published warnings to Muslim students and staffers, and those of other religions who come from the seven impacted countries, to beware of the White House's quick-changing rules regarding travel.