Up to 30,000 refugees will be allowed into the country next year, down from a cap of 45,000 this year.
The list includes countries with a hostile relationship with Washington, such as North Korea, Iran and Syria. Others, such as Somalia and Yemen, are considered hotbeds of Islamic militant activity.
A federal judge in Seattle partially lifted a Trump administration ban on certain refugees after two groups argued that the policy prevented people from some mostly Muslim countries from reuniting with family living legally in the United States.
A group that uses dance to promote peace organized a dance party that started outside the Trump International Hotel and ended near the White House.
Virginia’s attorney general Mark Herring said in a statement Wednesday that Virginia is seeking information from U.S. Customs and Border Protection regarding the travel and refugee ban.
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