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21,000 in state are from nations in trump ban

Feb 02, 2017 - The Seattle Times

President Trump's executive order temporarily banning entry to the United States by citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries sparked chaos at many airports last weekend, including Sea-Tac. For local families traveling from banned countries, it was a harrowing experience.

But that sense of anxiety was not only confined to the travelers caught up in the unfolding drama. It also was felt in the communities of the more than 21,000 Washingtonians who are immigrants or refugees from the seven...