Jan 29, 2017 - Politics & Policy

DHS Secretary: Green cards get the green light

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly just released a statement permitting lawful, permanent residents of the U.S. to enter the country, including those from the 7 countries listed in Trump's immigration ban. Doing so is "in the national interest," he said.

Obvious exception: Anyone found to be a threat.

Trump's executive order gives Kelly permission to make these kinds of provisions.

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