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Trump promises new immigration order next week

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will announce a new executive order on immigration next week, pressing on with an amended version of the much-criticized travel ban now caught up in court. "We will be issuing a new and very comprehensive order to protect our people," he told a news conference. The Justice Department announced soon after that it wants to drop an appeal against a court ruling that suspended the travel ban targeting nationals from seven mainly Muslim countries as well as all…

Chaos, anger as Trump order halts Muslim immigrants from seven countries

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK:┬áPresident Donald Trump's order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked confusion and anger on Saturday after immigrants and refugees were kept off flights and left stranded in airports. In his most sweeping decision since taking office a week ago, Trump, a Republican, put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United States and temporarily barred travellers from Syria and six other countries. Civil rights and faith groups, activists and…