President Trump claimed “22 to 24 people came in” the United States on immigration visas sponsored by the Manhattan truck attacker, but this is implausible.
The administration says its tougher stand on visa and green card applications will protect Americans from terrorism and job loss, but some call it arbitrary.
Among other claims, President Trump inaccurately said the Obama administration “refused” to equip police with military gear with little reason.
Countries whose citizens can visit the United States without a visa must step up their information sharing and put in effect other security measurements, American officials said.
Writers from across the political spectrum on confronting the threat of terrorism and the president’s call to end the Diversity Visa Lottery.
The New York attack brought scrutiny to a program that every years admits up to 50,000 foreigners who need no family ties to the United States or special skills.