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  • Trump's immigration ban applies to up to green card holders and 12 refugees were detained due to the ban

    Reporter: Kateb
    Published: Saturday, January 28, 2017
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    Within hours of Donald Trump issuing an executive order limiting immigration from seven countries in the Middle East and Africa,

    US airports already refusing visa holders entry incloud Green card and visa holders were being blocked from boarding US-bound flights and 12 refugees were detained due to the ban.

    Where Refugees and green card holders detained and interrogated despite legal right to live and work in to the US.The executive order was titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.”

    The ban affect travellers with passports from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen,according to a Department of Homeland Security spokeswoman.

    Saturday evening the massive demonstration carried on through as 11 out of 12 refugees remained held at New York City's JFK airport,and protest aganist Donald Trump's executive order.


    Protesters gathered outside New York JFK's airport on Saturday .

    Several of protesters gathered outside of Terminal 4 of JFK after people from muslim countries were detained at border control, and the Port Authority Police Department blocked .
    It is not clear exactly how many refugees or visa holders are already being detained across the country.


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