In an announcement Thursday, President Donald Trump said the administration will not enforce a travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries until January 1, in a move that comes as the White House is trying to salvage the administration’s first attempt at a comprehensive travel ban.
The Trump administration, which has faced criticism for its handling of the first travel ban and its implementation, said that if the president does not follow through on his commitment, it will suspend travel from all six countries until the order is fully implemented and a new version is in place.
Trump’s decision was welcomed by the travel community, which was furious with the administration for not following through with a policy they hoped would prevent terror attacks and protect the country from further attacks.
“The President has taken the unprecedented step of making his commitment to the American people conditional on the expeditious implementation of the implementation of his executive order,” the White Senate said in a statement.
“This is not the time for the Administration to play politics with American lives and American values.”
The president’s announcement came on the heels of a court ruling last week that found the Trump administration’s revised version of the travel ban to be constitutional.
The administration said the travel restrictions, which were enacted as a way to keep out people from certain Muslim-dominated countries, would not be enforced until a court could rule on the merits of their constitutionality.
“Until then, the president will not suspend the order,” White House spokesman Sean Spicer said in an email.
“We will continue to take all steps necessary to protect the American People from terrorist threats and keep the United States safe.”
The travel ban has been in effect since it was first implemented in March, when Trump signed an executive order to block travelers from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the U.T.A.U.S., which is run by the U,T.B.T., was the name of the U.,T.S.-T.M.O.
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The order, which is now on hold, was challenged by the government in January, and was later found to violate the First Amendment by a federal judge.
In January, U.N. agencies were ordered to comply with the order by the court.
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The U.R.S.’s legal challenge to the travel order is currently before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, but the court is not expected to rule on that challenge until the end of the month.
The travel order was originally issued by President Barack Obama in February.
It imposed a temporary ban on immigration from Iran and Iraq, and blocked travelers from seven other Muslim-ruled countries, including Somalia, Yemen, Libya and Syria.
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The ban has not been challenged in court and has been on hold since January.
The White House has said it will not implement the travel restriction until it can determine whether the revised order is constitutional.