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President Trump's Muslim Refugee Ban Is Already Ruining Lives

And we're only a few hours in.

28/01/2017 17:57 | Updated 28 January 2017

Despite only being signed a matter of hours ago, President Trump’s executive order banning US entry for refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries is already having life-changing consequences.

Even green-card holders, legal permanent US residents, are being denied entry back into the country.

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A protester walks through Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York, U.S., January 28.

The ban on those from Syria is indefinite while that affecting Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen will last 90 days.

There have been no fatal terror attacks in U.S. by immigrants from these countries.

Here are nine people already affected by the measure.

1) The caregiver

2) The Oscar nominee

3) The American children

4) The translator

5) The guy miles from his family

6) The stranded father

7) The refugee family

8) The student

9) The 7-year-old peace preacher

 

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