Unwelcome developments: Donald Trump's immigration orders

A new draft executive order will introduce significant restrictions to non-immigrant visas that allow Irish students, professionals, skilled workers, start-ups and even tourists into the US

5th February, 2017
US president Donald Trump in the White House Pic: Jim Lo Scalzo/Shutterstock

Germany, Australia, Mexico . . . can Ireland be far behind? As the list of allies that Trump picks fights with grows daily, it’s unlikely that Enda Kenny’s plan to plead the case of Irish undocumented and skilled workers when he meets US president Donald Trump at the annual St Patrick’s Day love-in will deliver the desired result.

If Trump’s phone call with Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull is anything to go...

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