US immigration ban breeds terror threats

Fortunate few: Syrian refugee Baraa Haj Khalaf (left) and her husband Abulmajeed (right) being greeted by her mother Fattuom after arriving on a flight from Istanbul, Turkey, at O’Hare Airport in Chicago, Illinois. Khalaf had spent the last five years in a refugee camp in Turkey. Her trip to the United States with her husband and daughter was recently suspended after Trump signed an executive order stopping Syrian refugees from entering the US. — AFP

THOUGH it should come as no surprise, newly sworn-in United States President Donald Trump has already made heads turn and set tongues wagging after just three weeks in office (yes, it has only been that long).

Not one to waste any time, he has spent the early days of his presidency signing nearly two dozen executive orders which he believes will “Make America Great Again”.

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Akil Yunus

Akil Yunus

Akil Yunus believes the world would be a better place without politics, but also a lot duller. He is a moderate at everything but eating, and feels people should make sense, not war.


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