#Mus­lim­ban

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Shortly af­ter his inau­gu­ra­tion, Pres­i­dent Trump is­sued an ex­ec­u­tive or­der on Jan­uary 27, ban­ning refugees and na­tion­als from seven ma­jor­ity-mus­lim coun­tries in­clud­ing Syria, Iraq Iran, Libya, Somalia, Su­dan and Ye­men from cross­ing bor­ders into the US in line with his ex­treme vet­ting plan aimed at rad­i­cal Is­lamic ter­ror­ists. The im­mi­gra­tion ban was said to ex­tend to green card hold­ers, with var­i­ous me­dia out­lets re­port­ing that 500,000 le­gal per­ma­nent res­i­dents of the United States might very well not be able to re-en­ter the coun­try if they had left or if are cur­rently abroad, as a re­sult of the con­tro­ver­sial ban. The #Mus­lim­ban hash­tag topped Twit­ter’s trends for days and days af­ter, with users shar­ing their blunt opin­ions and real-life sto­ries in the af­ter­math of Trump’s de­ci­sion.

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