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US 90-day Travel Ban Could Have Long-term Consequences

January 31, 2017 12:17 AM
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The controversy over the U.S. government's temporary travel ban for people from seven majority-Muslim countries continues, with individuals, groups and entire nations reacting against the policy. The White House on Monday defended the move as essential to secure the safety of Americans, and as a minor inconvenience for travelers from the affected nations. Critics say the ban will not stop terrorists and will have unwanted consequences. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports.