Trump's new travel ban executive order is unveiled

Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin speaks at a news conference in Honolulu announcing the state of Hawaii has filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban

Schanzer argued that the United States and other western countries will continue to confront challenges related to refugee and immigration flows from countries devastated by terrorism unless the USA does more to help resolve underlying conflicts.

AG Sessions followed with remarks of his own, explaining how the Department of Justice (DOJ) believes the executive order "is a lawful and proper exercise of presidential authority".

Mr Kelly told the broadcaster that during the "extremely dangerous" journey, more than 90% of women are sexually abused.

The interview came hours after the Trump administration rolled out an updated travel ban aimed at moving past the legal battles that consumed the first iteration of the executive order.

President Donald Trump signed a revised executive order on immigration Monday after his first one was suspended by an appeals court. That will include a temporary shutdown of the Central American Minors program, which is part of the refugee resettlement.

For countries impacted by the order, there is a 50-day window to comply with requests to improve the "quality" of the information provided to USA officials for the objective of vetting.

Kelly said the action would be a deterrent to prevent people from entering the USA illegally.

"I would not be surprised if the government finds there's no way to improve the vetting from some of these countries", she said.

Whenever the President finds that the entry of any aliens or of any class of aliens into the United States would be detrimental to the interests of the United States, he may by proclamation, and for such period as he shall deem necessary, suspend the entry of all aliens or any class of aliens as immigrants or nonimmigrants, or impose on the entry of aliens any restrictions he may deem to be appropriate. This new policy will now send the mother back and release the children to guardians.

However, the new proposal would allow United States immigration officials to separate children from the adults they crossed the southern border with. The retired Marine general added that "yes" he is considering the idea "in order to deter movement along this bad network". "I'm considering exactly that", Kelly said of separating parents and children.

"We can not compromise our nations security by allowing visitors entry when their own governments are unable or unwilling to provide the information we need to vet them responsibly? or when those governments actively support terrorism".

"The Situation Room" host Wolf Blitzer asked Kelly if he understands "how that looks to the average person". The DHS secretary went on to brush off Blitzer's assertion that this idea would not settle well with the American public, saying, "It is more important to me Wolf to try and keep people off this bad network".

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