President Donald Trump is expected to sign a number of executive orders today which would restrict immigration from Syria and six other Middle Eastern or African countries, according to a number of people briefed on the matter in a Reuters report. Another one of the orders will reportedly block visas from being issued to Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.
Trump’s restrictions may also include a temporary ban on admitting refugees from countries until the State Department and the Department of Homeland Security can increase the intensity of vetting. Additionally, The New York Times reported on Tuesday night that it is Trump’s intention to sign an executive order today which would direct federal funds to be shifted towards building a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more.