Including closing the syrian refugees out of the country.
– This is huge stuff, proclaimed Trump when he signed the order about the new and harsh measures directed against refugees and migrants. The purpose is, according to the president to “keep the radical islamist terrorists” outside the united STATES.
Trump, who on Friday came on his first visit to the ministry of defence to the Pentagon, the laws at the same time major changes in the armed forces, but so far it is flyktningforslaget who have made the biggest headlines.
Stop the resettlement of refugees
the President goes into that the United states program for the resettlement of refugees will be stopped for up to 120 days, forward to new rules for assessing refugees has arrived at the place.
In addition, syrian refugees shut out of the united STATES for an indefinite time, or until the president thinks there’s good enough procedures in order to sift out potential terrorists.
– We want to ensure that the same threats that our forces fighting in foreign countries do not allow in our country. We will only let in those who will support our country and who love our people deeply, ” says Trump.
For the rest, be it in 90 days does not print new visas to countries with “terrorbekymringer”. It is not clear which countries this applies to, but in a draft that is leaked earlier were seven predominantly muslim countries mentioned: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
There are several who believe presidentordren, in practice, is a travel restrictions aimed at muslims, and that it conflicts with the constitutionally protected freedom of religion.
the Council on American-Islamic Relations warns legal action, reports Reuters.
President Trumps order undermines our core values and traditions, threatening the national security and demonstrates a lack of understanding of how strict the process is today. It is one of the most thorough in the world, ” says democrat Ben Cardin in the senate foreign relations committee, to the North.
Malala: My heart is broken
nobel prize winner Malala Yousafzai says her “heart is broken” over the Donald Trumps new and harder measures against refugees and migrants. Facebook ceo Mark Zuckerberg provides also expressed that he is concerned.
the Purpose of the measures is according to the us president to keep islamist terrorists out of the country.
My heart is broken over the fact that Donald Trump today closes the door for the children, the mothers and fathers who flee from violence and war, ” says the 19-year-old pakistani student activist Malala Yousafzai.
– do Not turn your back to
In this uncertain and troubled time, I ask the president Trump to not turn your back to the world’s most defenseless children and families, ” says Malala in a press release sent out shortly after Trump signed presidentordren.
19-year-old became world famous when she in 2012 was shot in the head by the Taliban after having blogged about education for girls in her country Pakistan. In 2014, she received the Nobel peace prize along with indian Kailash Satyarthi.
– A country of immigrants
Also Facebook ceo Mark Zuckerberg to express concern.
Like many others I am worried about the consequences of the new presidentordren. We must keep the country safe, but we should make it through to put the main emphasis on people who actually pose a threat, he writes on his Facebook page.
Zuckerberg refers to the fact that his grandparents came from Germany, Austria and Poland and that the wife’s parents were refugees from China and Vietnam.
the united STATES is a country of immigrants, and we should be proud of it, he writes, and asks that the doors be kept open “for the refugees and those who need help.”
To review F-35
In the presidentordren about the military laws Trump among other things, to invest in more aircraft, naval vessels and other military assets.
No one should be able to question our military strength, but also not by our duty to maintain peace. We want peace, ” said Trump. He predicts that the Congress, which approves the budget, will “be very pleased to see” his proposal for the military expenses.
The two new orders were signed after the ceremony where the retired general James Mattis was sworn in as secretary of defense.
Mattis has devoted his life to serve this country. He is a man of honor, a devoted husband and a very strong-minded man. He likes action, ” said Trump.
Earlier in the day gave Mattis the order a review of the costs of the two key defence programmes: the F-35 kampflyene, among other things, Norway has ordered, and the new presidentflyet Air Force One. Trump has said that both programs cost too much.