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Trump's EO is no different than what Obama (and other presidents) have done.
People are freaking out about a temporary travel ban but didn't give a crap when the previous administration killed them on the ground in their own countries.
Temporarily suspend immigration from regions that export terrorism and where safe vetting cannot presently be ensured.
originally posted by: SeekingAlpha
Stay granted permitting Iraqi refugees to enter US. First defeat to Trump's right wing agenda and you know it won't be the last.
If this was constitutional, the Iraqis would not have been allowed into the US.
Thank you ACLU for filing a timely lawsuit and winning one for reasonable people everywhere.
originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: TheRedneck
Thanks for asking. Regarding the Constitutionality of the EO, Trump has been given the power to issue them. And the courts and Congress have been given the power to review, alter, or invalidate them. I'll leave that decision up to them.
My point of view on refugees from the Middle East? I think that if terrorists want to get into this country there are more effective ways of doing so. I think that "homegrown" terrorists are a greater threat (both native born and naturalized). I think that actions such as this could well spur these "sleepers" over the edge of radicalization (along any lines) and are thus counterproductive to the stated goal.
I'm betting the door was slammed to prevent other possible radical jihadists from coming in,
I'm sure you imagine many things. I do to. That doesn't make them real.
I imagine under Obama there were many allowed in.