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A Closer Look At Trump's Executive Orders On Immigration, And The Effect In Vermont

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Craig Ruttle
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AP
Protesters gathered on Saturday at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport following news from earlier in the day that two Iraqi refugees had been detained trying to enter the United States.

President Donald Trump's far-reaching executive orders on immigration rocked the country last week, and the reaction has been widespread and furious.

On the program, we'll look at what we know about the orders and the impact here in Vermont.

We're joined by Burlington immigration attorney Leslie Holman, ACLU Vermont Executive director James Lyall and Middlebury Political Science professor Matthew Dickinson.

We'll also speak to Middlebury religion professor Ata Anzali, who had been holding off on returning to the U.S. as he figured out how the ban would affect him.

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Broadcast live on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 live at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.