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Oregon AG Says Trump's Executive Order Banning Immigrants from Muslim Countries is "Illegal"

Ellen Rosenblum says she's "appalled" by Trump's order.

On Friday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning immigration from seven countries for 90 days. Most of the citizens in those countries are Muslim. The executive order also imposed other restrictions, including a requirement that Christian refugees be given priority over Muslims.

On Saturday, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, the state's top elected law enforcement official blasted Trump's order, saying it is illegal. (Disclosure: Rosenblum is married to Richard Meeker, a co-owner of WW's parent company.)

Her conclusion is consistent with others who have examined Trump's order.

Here's Rosenblum's statement: