Muslim nations subject to the temporary ban on US immigration that was imposed by President Donald Trump sent 904,415 citizens to the United States from 2006 to 2015, according to a report by the PEW Research Center on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — An executive order signed by Trump on January 27 specified that most citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen could not enter the United States until security procedures used to evaluate visa applications have been reviewed.
"This group includes visitors, students and diplomats as well as refugees and new lawful permanent residents," a press release explaining the report said.
The order applies for 90 days, with the exception of Syria, in which the ban was characterized as indefinite.
Terrorists disguised as Syrian refugees participated in recent high profile attacks in Belgium and Paris.
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