President Trump States He Will Temporarily Suspend Immigration to United States

April 21, 2020

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On April 20, 2020, President Trump stated he would sign an Executive Order temporarily suspending immigration into the United States. He tweeted:

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!

He did not make any other statements or provide details on this plan or how his Order might affect foreign nationals already in the U.S. or applications pending with the US Citizenship and Immigration Service. 

Dykema will provide updates on this when President Trump issues the Order and as more information becomes available.

For more information about these and other immigration issues, please contact the author of this alert, James G. Aldrich, Jr., at or 248-203-0583.

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