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New travel ban order draws mix of reactions in Minnesota


For Mounaf Alsamman, a Syrian-born Twin Cities physician, President Donald Trump’s executive order Monday brought mixed news: His brother’s family, in the final stage of the resettlement process, faces another four months of waiting. But unlike the January version, this order doesn’t single out Syrian refugees for an indefinite suspension.

“An indefinite ban was really scary,” Alsamman said. “Now we can breathe.”


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