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He is expected to sign orders both restricting access to the United States for most refugees and stopping visas being issued to residents of Muslim countries Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, Reuters reported Tuesday evening.
The Associated Press reported that the refugee restrictions are slated for later in the week, and cited two unnamed officials saying that Wednesday’s orders would deal with his proposed wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.
Both the wall and restrictions on those coming from Muslim countries were long hallmarks of Trump’s campaign, with the President promising quick action on them once in office.
In late 2015, Trump said that he would propose a complete ban on Muslims entering the United States, though he later walked back the comments and said that there would be a focus on “extreme vetting.”