It was met with fierce resistance in the form of protests across the country and was struck down by the courts.
On Monday, Trump signed off on a new ban that deals with some of the legal challenges that blocked the original immigration order.
He seems determined to push ahead with a policy he says will keep the US safe.
Will it really prevent attacks on US soil if the order is not blocked again? Or will the ban split families and prevent people in genuine need from reaching safety.
Presenter: Hazem Sika
Leon Fresco – former deputy assistant attorney general in charge of immigration at the US Department of Justice under Barack Obama’s administration
Charlie Wolf – US political commentator based in the UK
Joanne Lin – senior legislative counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
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