President Donald Trump declared via Twitter that he plans to suspend immigration to the U.S. in order to protect American jobs and fight the coronavirus. An executive order, which commentators say is unprecedented in its scope, is reportedly being drafted and could be signed Tuesday. It's not clear how much a ban will slow the virus, given that the U.S. leads the world in both confirmed cases and deaths, which have surpassed 42,000.
What are states doing? Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee have all announced loosening of lockdown restrictions, despite concerns from public health experts.
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