INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -
Indianaís governor is giving cautious support to President Donald Trumpís
executive order restricting refugees and immigration into the country.
Eric Holcomb says the countryís highest duty is to protect its citizens and
borders. Holcomb says in a statement that he will monitor implementation and
the impact of Trumpís order on the state.
He says he hopes
for no adverse effects on the welcoming environment for Indianaís
law-abiding international community.
Sen. Todd Young has expressed support for Trumpís order, while Democratic
U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly says the order isnít consistent with American values
and could give recruitment fodder to terrorist groups.
temporarily bans immigration from seven countries with majority-Muslim
populations and suspends the United Statesí entire refugee program.