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There should be a stricter immigration ban in countries where terrorist groups originate (US Pres

Trump’s ban on Muslim countries)

Good evening everyone, we the affirmative side submit that there should have a stricter immigration
ban in countries where terrorist groups originate hence, Donald Trump became the U.S. president on
January 20, 2017. He has long claimed that terrorists are using the U.S. refugee resettlement program to
enter the country. As a candidate Trump's "Contract with the American Voter" pledged to suspend
immigration from "terror-prone regions". Trump-administration officials then described the executive
order as fulfilling this campaign promise.

On Jan. 27, President Donald J. Trump issued his first executive order on immigration that temporarily
suspended the admission of refugees and barred citizens from seven countries that are predominantly
Muslim — Iraq, Iran, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Libya and Yemen — from entering the U.S. on any visa.

Executive Order 13769 was created to protect the United States from foreign terrorists. Executive Order
13769, titled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, often referred to
as the Muslim banor the travel ban, was an executive order by United States President Donald Trump.
Except for the extent to which it was blocked by various courts, it was in effect from January 27, 2017,
until March 16, 2017, when it was superseded by Executive Order 13780. Executive Order 13769
lowered the number of refugees to be admitted into the United States in 2017 to 50,000, suspended the
U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) for 120 days, suspended the entry of Syrian refugees
indefinitely, directed some cabinet secretaries to suspend entry of those whose countries do not meet
adjudication standards under U.S. immigration law for 90 days, and included exceptions on a case-by-
case basis. Homeland Security lists these countries as Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.
More than 700 travelers were detained, and up to 60,000 visas were "provisionally revoked".

It is the President’s sacred duty to take action to ensure that those seeking to enter our country will not
harm the American people.

The ruling affirms the legality of the President’s actions, and will allow the federal government to ensure
the security of the United States.

The Supreme Court ruled that the Presidential Proclamation “is squarely within the scope of Presidential
authority” and notes that it is “expressly premised on legitimate purposes.”

The Presidential Proclamation is making the United States, and countries around the world, safer by
restricting travel from countries that don’t meet minimum security and information-sharing standards.

The Proclamation helps ensure that foreign governments provide the United States with the information
needed to vet their nationals.

After an evaluation of nearly 200 countries, the President imposed travel restrictions on nationals from
Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen, and Somalia.
The Presidential Proclamation followed a worldwide review conducted by the Department of Homeland
Security, in consultation with the Department of State and other agencies, to assess the information the
United States needs to confirm the identity of and the potential security threat posed by individuals
seeking to enter the country.

As the Supreme Court majority noted, the Proclamation is “limited to countries that were previously
designated by Congress or prior administrations as posing national security risks.”

In order to protect Americans, the United States must ensure that those admitted to this country do not
bear hostile attitudes toward it and its founding principles. The United States cannot, and should not,
admit those who do not support the Constitution, or those who would place violent ideologies over
American law.