- On Monday, Trump signed a new executive order suspending refugees from entering the United States for 120 days and cutting its refugee admissions from Obama’s 110,000 to 50,000.
- The order, which won’t take effect until March 16, also calls for a 90-day ban on any new visas from six majority-Muslim countries: Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. Iraq is no longer included.
- The revised order comes after federal courts handed the Trump administration several defeats.
- Despite the order’s new language, however, Muslims and non-Muslims alike are speaking out.
- This order is still a Muslim ban and people are taking to Twitter to warn others about the consequences. Read more (3/6/17 1:44 PM)