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March 07, 2017

LGBT Refugees and President Trump’s Refugee Ban Executive Order

President Trump signed a revised executive order on March 6 in response to a court-ordered stay of his January 27 order that barred the resettlement of refugees and nationals of seven countries, among other provisions. The language of the new executive order will continue to have a severe negative impact on vulnerable refugee populations, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.