5 False Claims About Trump's Refugee Ban

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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