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As the coronavirus pandemic continues, President Trump on Wednesday signed an order halting all immigration to the United States for 60 days, a decision with significant ethical and economic ramifications. The Onion looks at the effects of Trump halting immigration.

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Statue of Liberty to become additional 25% more cruelly ironic.


Protects nation from any harmful skills immigrants might bring.


Country will struggle to adjust to entirely crime-free society for next 60 days.


Americans will finally have time to properly introduce selves to those who’ve already immigrated.

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Exemption for guest worker visas ensures America’s reputation as a safe haven for gratuitous labor exploitation won’t be tarnished.

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Nation realizing plot of Eddie Murphy’s Coming To America would never happen today.

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U.S. citizens get first shot at jobs education system hasn’t at all prepared them for.

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Might force symbolic U.S. government apology in 50 years.

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