|People are now stranded at airports (Picture: Metro.co.uk)|
Green card holders are included in President Trump’s immigration ban, the US Dept of Homeland Security has confirmed. Immigrants who hold so-called green cards are legally permanent US citizens. Getting a green card is an incredibly lengthy, painstaking ordeal in many cases.
|New York Executive Director of the Council on American Islamic Relations, Afaf Nasher, prays before a rally and protest against US President Donald Trump (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)|
But now Donald Trump’s anti-immigration order has barred entry for citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, even if they currently live and work in the country, for 90 days.
This means that people who are otherwise settled in the US but are abroad – on holiday or business trips, for example – will not be allowed back in.