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Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi

Representing the 8th District of Illinois

Raja Denounces President Trump’s Discriminatory Ban Against Legal Immigrants at O'Hare International Airport

January 28, 2017
Press Release
"President Trump’s executive order must not stand"

CHICAGO, IL – Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi tonight went to O’Hare International Airport to denounce President Trump’s executive order on immigration. Congressman Krishnamoorthi released the following statement:
 
Because of President Trump's executive order, American citizens, people living here legally, and their families, have been detained by the US government. Many of those who have been detained today are people have made their lives here. They have followed the law and played by the rules. Most are green card holders and legal permanent U.S. residents. They are employees and business owners whose detention has a severe economic impact.

President Trump’s executive order must not stand.