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Old 02-02-2017, 08:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Gracithe1andonly View Post
I don't know who's telling the truth- I really don't trust any news sources- but I heard that this whole thing is just a temporary travel ban, and that Obama did the same thing for a bit before lifting it and no one made this much of a fuss?? Not sure if that's the truth but there may be a whole lot of overreaction going on...
Following a botched terrorist attack by Iraqis, Obama decided to review the files of 50,000+ Iraqi refugees, and increased vetting for about six months. As a result, immigration from Iraq slowed (but no one was outright banned).

Trump, however, banned everyone from 7 countries from entering the US, even those who have already been vetted and were planning to come here anyways.
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