Common Dreams staff
<p>"These people are fleeing from the wreckage and horrors of U.S. policies." (Photo: Screenshot)
"So, essentially, what President Trump is saying is, we’ll destroy your countries, slaughter you, impose brutal regimes, but if you try to get out, you’re not going to come here, because America is full."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"I hope that people start questioning how their country treats refugees. We...
Common Dreams staff
"Violence against women, and particularly domestic violence, around the world is a violation of human rights and an issue of public health." (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
"It should be unthinkable to tell women asking for asylum to go back to the...


With the sweep of his pen, President Donald Trump caused the U.S. immigration system to go into total disarray and sowed global chaos and confusion on Friday afternoon. The executive order he signed at 4:42 p.m. suspended all Syrian refugees from entering the country indefinitely, prohibited any other refugees from coming into the country for 120 days, and banned foreign nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countries from visiting the country for 90 days. Refugees and people were caught...