Downing Street protest sees thousands stand against Trump's Muslim ban

Some observers said Trump's orders de-emphasised the number of travellers affected by the hasty implementation of the travel ban, stranding many in transit and blocking some from pre-scheduled flights.

Trump has faced enormous bipartisan backlash over the implementation of the order, which was reportedly hastily executed by top staff members, including chief White House strategist Steve Bannon.

Critics, however, point to an interview Trump gave to the Christian Broadcasting Network in which he said Christians would be given priority in the US's refugee programme.

The ban has alarmed immigrants in the U.S. who fear they may be deported and thus separated from their families. "Do you know if you were a Christian in Syria it was impossible, at least very tough to get into the United States?"

The Pew Research Center says 12,587 Syrian refugees were admitted into the US in 2016: 99 percent were Muslim, one percent Christian.

One of Trump's campaign pledges, however, was a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entered the United States.

Following growing sentiment that the executive order constituted a "Muslim Ban", and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's contrasting message of welcome to all refugees.

According to Daily Mail, Iraqi politicians on Monday, January 30 banned United States citizens from entering their country.

It's unclear, however, how many people were prevented from boarding flights in the U.S., without being detained.

Washington state's attorney general says he is suing President Donald Trump over an executive order that suspended immigration from seven countries with majority-Muslim populations and sparked nationwide protests. Big problems at airports were caused by Delta computer outage, protesters and the tears of Senator Schumer...

The OIC's rebuke was the official criticism out of Saudi Arabia, a staunch USA ally, and came just a day after Trump spoke to Saudi King Salman and invited him to the White House.

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