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Over 1 Million UAE Residents Are Included In The New U.S Immigration Ban

Over 1 Million UAE Residents Are Included In The New U.S Immigration Ban

Here are 5 tweets showing how people have reacted

The new immigration executive order implemented by President Trump No refugees are allowed to enter the U.S for the next 120 days. No Syrian’s are to enter indefinitely. Nationalities of the following countries have been blocked from entering the U.S for the next 30 days Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.

Over 1 million UAE residents are currently not allowed to enter the United States

The populations from affected countries currently living in the UAE according to the UAE Bureau of Statistics(2015). Statistics don’t say how many of these nationalities traveled to the U.S from the UAE in the past year and many would not have immediate plans to travel, however anyone that did have work trips or vacations planned in the near future will be affected.

  • Syria – 242,000
  • Iraq – 52,000
  • Iran – 400,000 / 500,000
  • Libya –  N/A
  • Somalia – 70,000
  • Sudan – 75,000
  • Yemen – 90,000

Here are 5 tweets summing up how people in Dubai feel

A tweet referencing the holocast

Some are losing faith in humanity

Others are keeping theirs…

A reminder that Steve Jobs was a refugee

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