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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A watchdog agency at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said it is planning to review how President Donald Trump’s immigration executive order to temporarily suspend travel from seven majority-Muslim nations was implemented.

The review of Friday’s order was being planned “in response to congressional request and whistleblower and hotline complaints,” the DHS’s Office of Inspector General said in a statement late Wednesday.

The watchdog agency would also look at “DHS’ adherence to court orders and allegations of individual misconduct on the part of DHS personnel,” the statement said. “If circumstances warrant, the OIG will consider including other issues that may arise during the course of the review.”

The order triggered widespread protests and caused confusion for travelers around the world.

It also spurred several legal challenges, in particular over the initial detention or barring from flights of legal permanent residents who hold U.S. green cards.

The department does not comment on investigations by the Office of the Inspector General.

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on Tuesday that no member of the Homeland Security team knowingly or intentionally ignored a court order and that the department was in compliance with judicial orders on immigration.

In California, a federal judge in Los Angeles on Tuesday ruled that Trump’s administration must allow immigrants with initial clearance for legal residency to enter the United States despite the ban.

Massachusetts, New York, Virginia, and Washington state have also challenged the order.

The Trump administration has defended the order as critical to U.S. national security.

On Sunday, the Homeland Security Department said green card holders would be allowed on U.S.-bound planes and assessed upon arrival. The White House said on Wednesday it had issued updated guidance making clear green card holders would not need a waiver to enter the United States.

The OIG statement said it would provide a final report to Kelly, the U.S. Congress and the public after its review but didn’t say how long the review would take.

Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives planned a forum on Wednesday to discuss Trump’s order on refugees and immigration order.

The Department of Homeland Security includes the Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement agencies.

(Reporting by Eric Walsh and Doina Chiacu; Editing by Susan Heavey and Bernadette Baum)

IMAGE: Police block a security check point inside Terminal 4 at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California, U.S., January 28, 2017. REUTERS/Kate Munsch

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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