President Donald Trump, who vehemently attacked former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger over his performance as the host of "Celebrity Apprentice" prior to resigning from the show, will sign a new travel ban executive order to replace the one that was overturned by federal courts recently. The restraining order that was imposed by the courts was upheld by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. The Administration is hopeful that the new order will be upheld, considering that longterm, legal immigrants will not be deported back to their country of origin.

Iraq dropped from immigration ban list

Under the old executive order that was blocked by the federal courts, immigrants from seven countries were banned from entering the United States: Iraq, Libya, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and Syria. Under the new executive order, Iraq has been dropped from the immigration ban list. The primary rationale for removing Iraq from the list is that leaving it on the list could hamper America's fight against ISIS. Both the Pentagon and the State Department urged the Trump Administration to drop Iraq from the list. It is unknown at this point if there are other ways in which the dynamics of America's relations with Iraq will change, and, if so, how much it will affect immigration from Iraq.

All refugees banned

Under the terms of the new executive order, all refugees to the United States are banned from entering the United States temporarily. The Trump Administration has not specified when or under what circumstances the total refugee ban will be lifted. Refugees are distinguished from immigrants because, for all practical purposes, they are people who are without a country and have nowhere to go.

In most cases, refugees have been banned from their country of origin, or have fled that country, because of political unrest. Most refugees enter the United States legally and in large groups. Immigrants, on the other hand, are people who have chosen to leave their country, and, in most cases, have completed the necessary paperwork and application process.

Illegal immigrants are people who have fled their country and entered the United States illegally.

The Trump Administration's new executive order bans refugees from all nations from entering the United States in large groups, individually or by whatever means they choose to come here. Consequently, the United States no longer will be a refuge for the refugees of the world as promised by these words: "Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The Wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the garden door!," (How Tall is the Statue of Liberty, 2009).

Trump's guns for the mentally ill

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump signed a bill allowing the mentally ill to purchase guns.

Trump signed the bill due to urging from the National Rifle Association, (NRA). Trump did not comment on how he would reconcile his decision to sign the bill with recent mass shootings by mentally ill people across the nation, including Dylann Roof, who went ballistic with a gun at an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina and killed nine people. The President also did not stipulate how this helps to "Make America Great Again."