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Trump’s Immigration Ban: A Clear Violation of International Refugee Treaties?

By: Taylor Festa President Donald Trump was elected to power after many identified with his rhetoric, promises to build a wall to keep out illegal immigrants, and promises to “Make America Great Again”.[1] On November 8th, 2016, America elected Donald Trump and a host of contentious policy decisions. President Trump’s most recent executive order, the “Protection of the Nation from…