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The Republican leader vowed to fight the "terrible" decision, to the Supreme Court if necessary, describing it as "unprecedented judicial overreach."
The setback happened after a federal judge halted enforcement of the directive that would deny US entry to the wife and child of a Syrian refugee already granted asylum.
H-1B work visa and employment-based green card categories are often not consistent with their purposes as they do not bring in computer scientists but only mid-level management workers, sources said.
Hawaii has become the first US state to file suit against President Trump's new travel order banning entry of people from six mainly Muslim countries, suspending refugee resettlement.
Iran said on Tuesday that it would continue its retaliatory measure of barring US visitors in response to President Donald Trump's updated travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries.
The government said the list is composed of anyone subjected to Trump's executive order who was detained or processed by agents after a court ruling.
Areas along the US border with no official crossings are drawing greater numbers of asylum seekers since US President Donald Trump's travel ban.
In the new immigration ban draft, green-card holders and dual citizens of the U.S. and any of those countries are exempted, sources said.
A ban that focuses solely on foreigners who have never entered the U.S. — instead of green card holders or who have travelled abroad and want to return — that pose no legal issues could be filed.
Trump's executive order targeted specific nationalities, not a religion, and the states thus could not support their legal challenge with the president's statements, Texas Attorney-General said.
Silicon Valley's top firms, including Microsoft, Apple and Google, are among 97 technology giants that have filed a motion in a US court against Trump's order.
A Homeland Security official, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed the waivers, noting that the refugees were considered in transit.
The UN Human rights chief said in a tweet that discrimination on nationality alone is forbidden under human rights law.
The German software maker said the United States, its biggest market, has drifted away from the nation's principles of opportunity and equality.