Toronto Schools to Cease Field Trips to U.S.
Summary: Toronto schools have stopped planning field trip to the US due to Donald Trumps new travel ban thus causing some students to not be passed through the border. This decision was passed by the Toronto District School board when Trump administration tightened. A spokesman of the boards later stated, "we don't want to put our students in the position of traveling down to the border with their friends and classmates on a trip and then being told they cannot enter the U.S. for no legitimate reason". For the trips already books, they would be carried on, but no further trips would be planned. He also stated that on any trip where a student is denied access through the border, the entire trip will be canceled, and if this continues then all field trips will be cancelled for the remainder of the year until further notice. It is also later stated that many international students aren't applying to US. colleges, meanwhile the numbers are increasing for international students applying to schools in Canada.
Connection: This current event connects with Angel Island and Ellis Island because many of the immigrants weren't allowed into the US and were sometimes even humiliated in front of others.
1. Why do you think some student wouldn't be allowed to pass through the border?
2.How long do you think this travel ban will last?