Noting that several federal courts had already blocked parts of Trump'sorder, the attorneys general said they would "use all of the tools of our offices to fight this unconstitutional order and preserve our nation's national security and core values".
The order indeed does not explicitly ban Muslims, something Jonathan Turley, a law professor at George Washington University, noted in defense of the order. The visa waiver program allows citizens from 38 countries to enter the United States without a visa for up to 90 days.
President Donald Trump on Saturday ordered "extreme vetting" of people entering the U.S. from certain Muslim-majority countries and banned the entry of Syrian refugees until further notice, as part of new measures to "keep radical Islamic terrorists" out of America.
About 300 protesters gathered at Los Angeles International Airport to demonstrate solidarity with Muslim immigrants and refugees detained under the ban.
Leaders react to the president's order to ban people from 7 Muslim-majority countries. Only after a huge public outcry and emergency court hearings did the administration on Sunday relax the restrictions by announcing they would not apply to those with green cards granting them permanent USA residency.
She said: "Donald Trump has been president for only a few days and look at what he is doing". A federal judge blocked part of the ban and ordered authorities to stop deporting refugees and other travelers stuck at USA airports.
"The Middle East is a region of extraordinary ethnic and religious diversity", said Chris Boian, the senior communications officer of the U.N. Refugee Agency, UNHCR. The seven countries named in the Executive Order are the same countries previously identified by the Obama administration as sources of terror, according to Trump. But in a statement Sunday, tweets Monday and comments Tuesday, Trump and others misstated the facts or offered contradictory statements multiple times.
"Immigration policy in the United States is a matter for the government of the United States, just the same as immigration policy for this country should be set by our government", the statement said.
Trump Signs 'New Vetting Measures' to Guard Against Terror
John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) released a joint statement condemning the executive order Trump signed Friday saying that it "was not properly vetted" based on confusion at airports across the country.
All Syrians are banned from entering the United States indefinitely.
Titled "Protection of the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States", it bars citizens of Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan and Libya for 90 days.
There's an exemption for immigrants and legal permanent residents whose entry is in the USA national interest.
What happened to travelers as the order took effect? .
As part of its reaction to the new administration's approach on immigration, Britain will make so-called "representations" to the US government to protect the rights of British citizens looking to enter the Unites States, the statement added.
All together these are unacceptable mistakes, in keeping with the amateurish behavior seen by the Trump administration in its first week in office, have gone a long way to overshadow an executive order that is not out of line with longstanding US policy.
For Hudson's Bay , which runs more than 480 stores around the world, buying Macy's would be a splashy way of expanding in the U.S. Department store sales suffered in the latest holiday season as shoppers increased the number of items they bought online.
Detailed within the report, the domestic market was a "prime" source of new business, whilst exports reported a modest increase. Manufacturers have responded with an increase in selling prices, which may in turn begin to drive consumer price inflation.
At least eight Ukrainian troops have died in the fighting and at least 25 have been injured, Reuters said in a report. The separatist Donetsk News Agency reported one civilian killed and three injured in Makiivka, North-East of Donetsk.
He believes his mother would have survived if she had been able to return to her home and seek treatment, Fox 2 said. He was allowed to pass, but his mother and family members, all green card holders , were denied access.
Indianapolis firefighters are expected to participate as well as past winners of the American Heart Association's "Real people". Volunteers knitted the red hats themselves and have delivered them to metropolitan hospitals for the babies to wear.
Mr Turnbull said he was disappointed details of the call, which he described as "very frank and forthright", had been made public. The Australian PM said despite Trump's tweet on Wednesday, the United States officials were already assessing the issue.
This Sept. 20, 2016, photo provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows a 2017 BMW i3 before crash safety testing. The group recently gave the Chevy Volt and Toyota Prius Prime its top scores, Top Safety Pick Plus, to the two plug in hybrids.
As the child abuse allegations are flung, claims of Thicke's serial cheating, drug use, and physical abuse are coming out. She said the next day, after that incident, he was physically violent with her and pushed her down and kicked her.
Highway 1806 river bridge directly adjacent to where hundreds remain camped in opposition to the pipeline construction. Army Corps of Engineers says it will install rapid-deployable, mobile gauges on the river near Solen and on the N.D.
Matt Bevin played a key role in the deal by sitting in meetings with Amazon officials to craft a state incentive package. Amazon .com, Inc. has a lease agreement for 40 cargo planes. 2,000 of these jobs will be at the hub in Kentucky.
West Ham agree $41.5 million Payet fee with Marseille
After the confirmation that he was leaving the Premier League club, this is what Payet posted on his personal Twitter account . Payet joins Patrice Evra, the veteran French defender who arrived at Marseille last week on a free transfer from Juventus.
Selena, Weeknd get cosy in Italy
Her arm tucked inside that of her new boyfriend, 24-year-old Selena looked besotted as the pair took in the sights. He has supported her fully since leaving rehab and she finds that support invaluable. "He really likes her".
Lunar New Year triggers world's largest human migration
According to the Chinese zodiac calendar, people born under the sign of the rooster are courageous and responsible, but very vain. China is seeing a rise in "rent-a-girlfriend/boyfriend" apps as the Lunar New Year comes tomorrow.