FACT CHECK: Yes, Trump CAN Suspend All Immigration to the U.S.

President Trump’s powers on the matter emanate from Section 212 (f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).  On Monday night the President tweeted that he would be temporarily suspending immigration into the United States, ushering a cacophony of questions about POTUS’s powers in this area. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1252418369170501639 They’re pretty clear. According to 8 USC 1182, on Aliens and Nationality, the section entitled: “Suspension of entry or imposition of restrictions by President” or “212(f)” states: Whenever the President finds that the entry of any aliens or of any class of aliens into the United States would be detrimental to the interests