Trump to Temporarily Suspend Immigration Into U.S. Via Executive Order

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President Trump tweeted Monday night that he will sign an executive order to temporarily suspend immigration to the United States, as the nation battles the health and economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Citing “the attack from the Invisible Enemy” of the coronavirus, Trump said he would carry out the directive by an an executive order to “ protect the jobs of our GREAT American Citizens.”

“In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of our GREAT American Citizens,” Trump tweeted. “I will be signing an Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States!”