There are indeed many cases of terrible violence against Christians in many parts of the world. We talk about how we should stop putting off getting our son his Mexican passport so that we can live in Mexico if we need to.
But, as Gerald Neuman - law professor and co-director of the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School - points out, that's just one piece of the puzzle.
Like Shetayh, many people in his neighborhood agree with Trump's temporary refugee ban, even if they think that the indefinite ban on Syrian immigrants is a bit too extreme.
On November 9th, 2016, the American public elected Donald Trump as the 45th President. In times like these it's not racial or religious beliefs that should be causing rifts between people. But this is nonsense.
In the meantime expect politicians to tell the newly uninsured that it is the fault of Blacks, Latinos, immigrants, and liberated women that they can't get health care.
Iraqi President Fouad Massoum calls Trump's immigration order a "shock" and asks Washington to reconsider.
Some scholars argue the president's order also violates the Constitution. "That's what I do - I fix things", Trump said in his speech. But, he added, if a litigant could convince a court this was the case, they'd have "a fighting chance" at undoing the order. "As usual, disregarding the need to cite evidence for preferring Christian refugees over Muslim refugees he claimed that the previous administration sympathised with Muslims saying ".if you were a Muslim you could come in, but if you were a Christian, it was nearly impossible. Not really, say experts.
President Barack Obama indeed ordered a review of all background checks for Iraqi refugees resettled in the U.S. and imposed new security requirements on any new ones, after the May 2011 arrest of two Iraqis in Bowling Green, Kentucky. But this is not an accurate depiction of Obama's 2011 action. He says that it is about keeping bad people with bad intentions out of his country.
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On Friday, before U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel Gorton, the ACLU and MA attorney general's office argued for an extension of last weekend's temporary restraining order against the ban, which by law could last only seven days.
Republican lawmakers were largely silent about Trump's criticism of Robart, who was appointed by President George W. Bush and unanimously confirmed by the Senate in 2004.
Only 16 days in office and US President Donald Trump is already on the warpath with his opponents, issuing risky executive orders and picking controversial figures for his cabinet.
Faith leaders continue to join forces, demonstrating their unity and quest to protect American ideals of diversity and religious freedom. "Proposals that would have the U.S. State Department disqualify refugees from protection based on their nationality or religion fly in the face of the very principles this nation was built upon.and dishonor our shared humanity".
Top GOP lawmakers did break with Trump during the presidential campaign, when he repeatedly criticized Gonzalo Curiel, a USA -born federal judge of Mexican descent, who ruled against him in a case involving Trump University, a for-profit education company. Teams of lawyers have gathered at most major USA airports to provide legal representation to those being detained in violation of judicial orders. "Their resettlement will not only be delayed for 4 months, but given the complex multi-step process of resettlement, the resulting delays will be much longer".
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President Trump could ultimately prove to be the best recruiting tool ISIS has ever had, which would make him a bigger threat to national security than someone fleeing war-torn Syria, looking to start a new life.