The Trump administration is defending its executive order that bars refugees and residents of seven majority Muslim countries from entering the U.S. Even some Republican lawmakers are calling the order too broad and poorly executed.
Congressional Democrats planned a protest Monday evening in front of the Supreme Court against President Trump's order on immigration and refugees. Republicans have been mixed in their reaction to the executive action.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations filed suit against the Trump administration on Monday on behalf of 20 people affected by the new restrictions on travel to the U.S. Separately, protests continued around the country as opponents faulted what they called Trump's de facto Muslim ban. The White House rejected any religious dimension to the ban and cited the small number of people it has affected.
Some people in Nashville's Kurdish community — the largest in the U.S. — are worried about Trump's executive order on immigration. Reports of green card holders being turned away overseas are causing panic among legal permanent residents.