President Donald Trump, AKA the Tsunami, has listed seven Islamic countries that he’d ban from entering the United States.
The ban will commence after he signs an expected order to that effect this week.
The order will prevent Muslim immigrants from entering the United States – including Syrian refugees/
He’s also expected to order the construction of his infamous, Mexican border wall on Wednesday.
For starters, here are the countries: Somalia, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Libya, Sudan, and Syria.
The order may likely include a multi-month ban on admitting immigrants from all countries.
The later ban will be lifted after the State Department and Department of Homeland Security finalize an “extreme vetting” process.
Iran was quick to react to the ban describing the policy as “shameful and discriminatory”.
“He called for a Muslim ban and is now taking the first steps to implement one.
“This will not stand. The American people are better than this,” Iranian officials said.
Nihad Awad, the national executive director at the Council on American-Islamic Relations, condemned the orders.
“These [executive orders] will not make our nation safer, rather they will make it more fearful and less welcoming.”
Recall that Trump had pledged to tighten US immigration policies, including a complete ban on Muslim immigrants.
He also promised to strengthen border security by building a wall while basically forcing the Mexican government to pay for it.
He eventually softened his stance on both policies.
But he is going ahead with his extreme vetting for immigrants leaving countries in the Middle East.
“The President’s been very, very clear that we need to direct agencies to focus on those who are in this country illegally and have a criminal record or poses a threat to the American people,” Trump’s aide said.