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'Extreme Vetting' of Visitors Poses an Extreme Threat to Our Principles and Our Security


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'Extreme Vetting' of Visitors Poses an Extreme Threat to Our Principles and Our Security

Hugh Handeyside

We’ve heard a lot of rhetoric about “extreme vetting” of visitors to the United States since Donald Trump proposed it during the presidential campaign. While we still don't know precisely what the Trump administration means by the term, preliminary accounts of what it might entail make clear — no surprise here — that it’s a phenomenally bad idea.