While Immigrant And Refugee Ban Executive Order Doesn’t Explicitly Target Muslims, Trump Originally Called For A “Complete Shutdown Of Muslims Entering The United States”

 In Immigration, Muslims, Racism   Last Updated: June 22, 2017

As one of his first acts as President, Trump issued an executive order temporarily banning immigration from 7 Middle Eastern countries and halting refugee admissions.

While not explicitly targeting Muslims, during his campaign Trump called for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on“.

 

 

 

 

 

Trump, Donald. “DONALD J. TRUMP STATEMENT ON PREVENTING MUSLIM IMMIGRATION.” Donald J Trump for President. N.p., 7 Dec. 2015. Web. 05 Feb. 2017.

 

 

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