Dept of Homeland Security suspends flagging travelers under executive order

WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (Reuters) - The Department of Homeland Security will stop flagging travelers from certain countries targeted by an executive order from President Donald Trump, a spokeswoman said on Saturday, in order to comply with a federal court ruling.

The Justice Department intends to file an emergency stay of the order at the earliest possible time, the Department of Homeland Security spokeswoman said.

In a similar move, the U.S. State Department, will allow people with valid visas into the United States, an official said on Saturday. also contributed to this report.

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