The CIA ends aid to Syrian rebels, the U.S. looks at sanctions against Venezuela and Iran, and the shooting of an Australian in Minnesota raises questions on two continents.
2017 has gotten off to a good economic start. Unemployment continues to fall and the stock market is setting new records.
But America’s tourist industry says it’s being hit hard as a direct result of President Trump’s travel ban. The number of people visiting the United States is down, yet the number of new jobs being filled in the U.S is up. On average, for the past three months, 200 thousand new jobs have been added to the economy.
The impacts of the travel ban and a crackdown on illegal immigration are being felt in many areas, farming, education and business. Good and bad, what are some of the unintended effects of tightening America’s borders?
- Neil Ruiz Executive Director of the Center for Law, Economics, and Finance at The George Washington University Law School.
- Jonathan Grella Executive vice president of public affairs for the U.S. Travel Association.
- Kate Conger Writer for TechCrunch.
- Mario Parker Bloomberg News correspondent.
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