5 False Claims About Trump's Refugee Ban

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(Photo: Reuters/Tom Mihalek)A demonstrator holds a sign to protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning refugees and immigrants from seven primarily Muslim countries from entering the United States during a rally in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. February 4, 2017

As national attention continues to surround President Donald Trump's Jan. 27 executive order suspending refugee resettlement for 120 days and travel from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days, the back-and-forth debate on the issue has been one filled with false information from both sides of the issue.

Below is a look at five false claims that have been made either in defense of or in opposition to the executive order.


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