I honestly feel bad for the students from those countries either planning on coming here to study or already studying here. Put yourself in their shoes, for those planning on attending a U.S. university, they have finally been accepted to their dream school but because of one executive order that dream is wiped away. They have worked their tales off all throughout middle and high school with the dream to come to America for college and are now skeptical about even coming. For those who are already here, this semester is about to wrap up and everyone is planning to go on summer break, what are they going to do? They can't go home and see their friends and family because that risks not being able to re-enter the country to finish their degrees in the fall. If this is their last semester and they are graduating, their families can't visit to attend their graduation ceremonies. In my opinion, the worst part of this is that they falsely have a target on their back that was placed there by the "Leader of the Free World". Even though they have done nothing wrong, they are living in a country that doesn't want them here. That is a screwed up situation to be in.
By signing this order, President Trump single handedly whiffed on his attempt to make us safer and instead is denying millions of dollars to our economy and the priceless research and work of thousands of students to our society and the world. Who are we to decide whether or not these intelligent students come here or not. They aren't coming here to blow us up or even "Make America Great Again" they are here to make America even greater. We need to open our eyes to the reality that not every muslim on this Earth is evil. It is okay to be skeptical and put America's safety first but our President is not going about that the right way. It's our job as college students to lead this future generation and make the U.S. and world know.
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