Many of my clients are young African American males whom range from the ages of 18-28. Most of these young men do not have high school diplomas and are unemployed. The NAACP reports that almost half the prison population in the U.S. are made up of African Americans. A staggering 1 million of the total 2.3 million incarcerated individuals in the United States are black men.
Protecting the Nation?
On January 27, 2017, President Donald J. Trump signed and executed an Executive Order that shook the world: “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.” In sum, the executive order temporarily bans travel to the U.S. for people, mainly refugees, from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen for 90-days.