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U.S. President Donald Trump signs a revised executive order for a U.S. travel ban March 6 at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. The executive order temporarily bans refugees from certain majority-Muslim countries, and now excludes Iraq.

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Reaction to refugee ban ranges from concern to opposition

WASHINGTON (CNS)—Within hours of President Donald Trump’s new executive order March 6 banning arrivals from six majority-Muslim nations, Catholic and other religious groups joined secular leaders in questioning the wisdom of such a move, with others vowing to oppose it outright. Bill O’Keefe, vice president for advocacy and government relations at Catholic Relief Services, said […] Full Story