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Mon Jan 30, 2017, 10:15 AM

Oregon ACLU, Attorney General respond to Trump refugee ban

Oregon's attorney general and branch of the ACLU are publicly opposing President Donald Trump's ban on refugees entering the United States.

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum issued a statement opposing the ban on the day following the order, stating it reinstates national origin discrimination.

"Let me be clear -- Discrimination based on national origin is illegal," Rosenblum said.

The executive order bans United States legal permanent residents and visa holders from seven countries from returning to the U.S. for 90 days.

Read more: http://www.statesmanjournal.com/story/news/2017/01/28/oregon-aclu-attorney-general-respond-trump-refugee-ban/97204218/

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