Trump Blocked Individuals From Six Muslim Countries From Entering US
Overview of this ControversyDate Originated:
June of 2017Categories: Donald TrumpDonald Trump signed an Executive Order that banned anyone from seven predominately Muslim countries from entering the United States regardless if they are current Visa holders. The seven countries are Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. The order put a halt to accepting any refugees seeking asylum, no matter their country of origin, for 120 days.
Update: A Federal District Court put an injunction on the ban.
Update No. 2: Trump amended the ban and took Iraq off the list.
Update No. 3: The Supreme Court allowed a portion of the ban to go into effect pending a full hearing on the ban in its term beginning in October. Source: http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/26/politics/travel-ban-supreme-court/index.html