Article of the day: Trump expected to order ban on refugee admissions to the US

The image shows a cartoon of the Statue of Liberty leaning over a Republican elephant who is editing the text at the base of the status. The text reads "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses* TERMS MAY VARY. SEE YOUR REPUBLICAN GOVERNOR FOR DETAILS"

According to Reuters, Trump plans to sign a series of executive orders later this week temporarily halting the admission of all refugees to the US, and barring citizens of numerous Muslim-majority countries from getting US visas.  The affected countries include Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.  Both of these actions appear to be motivated by Islamophobia rather than any legitimate policy concern.  Over the next several days, I’ll share links to organizations working against these policies.

Author: progressiveactiondaily

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