Is Trump 's Executive Order On Refugees - Separating Fact From Hysteria?
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As I was reading through random articles about this issue, I found one article titled ‘Trump’s Executive Order on Refugees — Separating Fact from Hysteria.’ And I wanted to refute this article. Indeed, the writer was claiming that first, given the terrible recent track record of completed and attempted terror attacks by Muslim immigrants, it’s clear that our current approach is inadequate to control the threat. Second, green-card holders have been through round after round of vetting and security checks. Third, While the Syrian Civil War was raging, ISIS was rising, and refugees were swamping Syria’s neighbors and surging into Europe, the Obama administration let in a lot less refugees than he claimed to. Lastly, once refugee admissions…show more content… is not an easy process at all. However, all of the people denied so far have been those with legal visas, meaning they have gone through the vetting process, gone through the background checks, passed, and have been granted the visa. The permanent residents have been living and working in the US for at least 5 years before they can even be considered for green cards (which requires even more vetting than the visa holders). I find it ridiculous that the people being detained or forced to leave are probably safer than the random person next to you at the grocery store, yet they are being penalized and criminalizes for terrorism that has nothing to do with them.
Also, when talking about Bush and Obama 's numbers, I won 't defend on Obama’s low refugee admission rate, but the blame shouldn’t be put on Obama (in saying that he didn 't do enough). He talks as if because Obama has already done this, it should suddenly absolve Trump of lowering the capacity down. I don 't understand how the writer is able to criticize one president for not doing enough, yet one sentence later say that it is okay for another president to do exactly the same thing the previous one is criticized about. Simply criticizing Obama does not approve Trump’s actions.