Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Immigration Order Is about Politics, Not Security

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Immigration Order Is about Politics, Not Security

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I urge members of Congress to speak out against President Donald Trump's most recent executive order on refugees and immigrants, which reinstates a de facto Muslim ban and renews the suspension of the U.S. refugee resettlement program.

Like the executive order on refugees and immigrants signed on Jan. 27, this new version violates our core value of religious freedom; does grave, unnecessary harm to people around the world; and damages U.S. national security. By turning away refugees in desperate need of assistance, many of whom have already completed background checks, this order adds a new edge of callousness and cruelty to our nation's immigration system.

This new executive order maintains many of the same bad policies of Mr. …

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