The Democratic party in the Senate has issued a condemnation of the decree of the President of the United States Donald trump about the suspension of acceptance of refugees and the tightening of immigration policy, writes The Hill.
So, the leader of the Democrats in the Senate Chuck Schumer wrote on his Twitter page: “Tears are flowing tonight on the cheeks of the statue of Liberty”. Democratic Senator from Massachusetts Elizabeth Warren called the move trump’s “the betrayal of American values,” and the Junior United States Senator from Connecticut Chris Murphy said that trump has provided a banned terrorist organization “Islamic state” (ISIS) “the way to rebirth”.
According to the decree signed by trump, the USA suspended the program of reception of refugees in 120 days. During this time, as indicated in the document, it is necessary to revise the program requirements for accepting applications to the program for refugees and the process of their consideration. The program for reception of refugees from Syria is frozen indefinitely. In addition, 90 days restricted entry to the United States individuals from a number of countries with a predominantly Muslim population. The Ministry of national security in accordance with the decree tasked to develop a biometric monitoring system for all entering the territory of the United States.
The decree also applies to those who have applied for refugee status and those whose applications are taken into consideration. In the future, when considering requests for granting refugee status set the priority of members of persecuted religious minorities.