I mean we're going to - of course.
In response to the court orders and mass demonstrations, the Trump administration pledged to fully enforce its unconstitutional program.
"You have an extreme vetting proposal that didn't get the vetting it should have had", said Sen.
"Look what is happening all over Europe and, indeed, the world - a frightful mess!" he said.
"It will bar green card holders", Gillian Christensen, acting Department of Homeland Security spokeswoman, told Reuters in an email. "Accordingly, absent significant derogatory information indicating a serious threat to public safety and welfare, lawful permanent resident status will be a dispositive factor in our case-by-case determinations".
Adding to the confusion, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus said on Meet the Press that the order doesn't apply to permanent residents, or green card holders - even though administration officials said initially that it did. Perhaps we need to take it further.
On Saturday, many airports already experienced the beginning waves of that resistance, with thousands of local demonstrators protesting in them throughout the country. "Apologies for nothing here", he said.
At airports in New York, Washington, San Francisco and other cities, however, large crowds of protesters gathered.
"The Department of Homeland Security will faithfully execute the immigration laws, and we will treat all of those we encounter humanely and with professionalism", the statement continued.
Green-card holders are permanent residents of the US.
According to the senior Trump administration official, the executive order was drafted by immigration staffers on Capitol Hill during the transition and refined over the last several weeks. It has also sparked protests at major USA airports and created chaos for airlines, at least one of which hastily adjusted its flight crews to comply with the new requirements.
The policy also indefinitely bans Syrian refugees.
But by early Sunday, the administration had oscillated yet again.
This "national interest" vetting provision will serve as a further barrier to immigrants from Muslim countries.
Protests against Trump's executive order occurred at airports across the United States over the weekend.
So people with jobs, families, friends and property in the USA, are now subject to being barred from re-entry simply due to their "alien" status and the fact that they happen to come from seven different countries (including Iraq, whose society the US essentially decimated, prompting the outflow of refugees in the first place).