Trump's hasty immigrant ban temporarily overturned

Daily Maverick associate editor, Brooks Spectre looks at how the courts have reacted to Trump's controversial order.

Spectre tells Breakfast host Kieno Kammies that the courts embraced the idea of equal protection rights for people.

The Department of Homeland Security suspended all enforcement of the ban signed into effect by Trump.

Brooks Spectre, Daily Maverick

60 000 visas that were revoked were handed back to their holders.

Brooks Spectre, Daily Maverick

Listen here to how Spectre describes the vast chaos at airports as immigrants were unable to return home...


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