Understanding Trump’s travel ban: NPR annotates the executive order

On January 27, President Trump issued an executive order temporarily barring travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. The move, described as “protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States,” sparked protests around the country from refugee advocates and others as people with previously valid visas were detained at airports. NPR reporters have annotated the full text of the executive order with additional analysis and reporting, highlighting key passages that have been debated and clarified since the order was issued.

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