Prime Minister Theresa May does "not agree" with Donald Trump's refugee ban and will appeal to the US if it affects British citizens, Downing Street says.
She had been criticised for refusing to condemn the move, instead saying it was up to the US to decide its own policy.
The order halts all refugee admissions and has temporarily barred people from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Iraq-born Tory MP Nadhim Zahawi, who is affected by the ban, said it was cruel and he hoped it would be reversed.
The MP for Stratford-on-Avon, told BBC One's Andrew Marr Show: : "I don't think I have felt discriminated against, probably, since little school."
He said the ban would stop him and his wife visiting their twin sons, who are at Princeton University in the US.
"I'm hoping he will reconsider this decision, I think it's hugely discriminatory."
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