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October 18: #NoMuslimBanEver #RefugeesWelcome

During his first week in office, President Trump signed an executive order putting a moratorium on all refugee resettlement and banning travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries. Despite defeats in the courts and resistance in the streets, the president hasn’t given up on his extreme campaign promises.

What you need to know about Muslim Ban 3.0 and the lowered cap on refugees

During his first week in office, President Trump signed an executive order putting a moratorium on all refugee resettlement and banning travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries. Despite defeats in the courts and resistance in the streets, the president hasn’t given up on his extreme campaign promises. Last month, Trump announced he he issued a third version of the Muslim Ban and lowered the number of refugees to be resettled next year to 45,000 - the lowest number in the program’s history.