5 things for Wednesday, February 22, 2017: Trump travel ban, anti-Semitism, Dakota protesters
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1. Travel ban and immigration
Donald Trump’s rise to the presidency was fueled by his hardline stance on immigration. The next couple of days could be crucial to turn his ideas into reality. Take 2 on his travelling prohibit
is expected this week. It’s due to be a scaled-down version of his executive order to temporarily keep out citizens from seven nations he says pose a terrorism hazard. Households split up by the first version of the ban are racing to reunite
before the second one kicks in. Many more undocumented immigrants would be subject to deportation
under schemes released by Homeland Security — except so-called Dreamers
. Trump says he’ll continue to protect young immigrants who were brought here as children, though fear among the community remains.