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Executive Order on Immigration: Calling for solidarity, area residents gather

People protested President Donald J. Trump’s executive order banning refugee admissions and people from seven Muslim-majority countries at the Norfolk Town Green on Sunday, Feb. 5. Photo by Shaw Israel Izikson

NORFOLK — More than 100 people attended a protest held on Sunday, Feb. 5, at the Town Green against President Donald J. Trump’s executive order banning refugee admissions and people from seven Muslim-majority countries.

Trump signed the executive order, titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States,” on Jan. 27. The countries are: Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.

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