AP Says Homeland Security Memo Disputes Threat From Citizens Of Travel Ban Nations

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A memo the Associated Press obtained from Homeland Security says citizens of the seven Muslim-majority nations subject to President Trump's travel ban casts doubt on the security rationale for it. The memo says "that country of citizenship is unlikely to be a reliable indicator of potential terrorist activity." The report says citizens of those countries are rarely implicated in U.S.-based terrorism.

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