'Totally wrong': Houston's Iraqis and Syrians react to Trump's travel ban

The Middle Eastern community in Houston, a diverse and industrious city in deep-red Texas, responds to the president’s order with appalled disbelief

When the death threats grew specific, Mustafa Alsaadi decided he needed to get out of Iraq. For years, he had helped the American military as a translator. America helped him in return: Alsaadi was granted a visa, which became a green card, which turned into citizenship and a life he loves in Texas.

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