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Trump Issues a Travel Ban Altered to Stand Up in Court

posted on March 6, 2017

The New York Times‘ Glenn Thrush reports,”President Trump on Monday signed a revised version of his executive order that would for the first time rewrite American immigration policy to bar migrants from predominantly Muslim nations, removing citizens of Iraq from the original travel embargo and scrapping a provision that explicitly protected religious minorities.” Democrats and immigrant rights groups are already protesting the “watered-down ban,” as Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer called it. The new order will go into effect over the next two weeks.

Read at The New York Times