U.S. Supreme Court Decision on the President’s Executive Order “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”

Press Statement
Heather Nauert
Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC

June 26, 2017

With the objective of maximizing national security, the Department of State will implement Executive Order 13780, “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” in an orderly fashion, consistent with the Supreme Court’s unanimous order, and in accordance with the Presidential Memorandum issued on June 14, 2017, which directs us to begin implementation 72 hours after the stay.

The Department of State will provide additional details on implementation after consultation with the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security.

We will keep those traveling to the United States and partners in the travel industry informed as we implement the order in a professional, organized, and timely way. We are also in contact with our partners in the implementation of the United States Refugee Admissions Program, and will keep them apprised of changes as they take effect.