Trump's "Muslim ban" could hurt African visitors beyond banned countries

Travelers at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria

Over the past 48 hours, much of the coverage of President Trump’s executive order has focused on entry bans to citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries and rightly so.

With lives awkwardly disrupted and travelers stranded at airports in transit to America, or detained in America when they arrive, the human toll of the ban has been significant.

Three African countries — Sudan, Libya and Somalia — are directly implicated in the ban, but even more Africans could be affected by other parts of the executive order.

Read more: African countries beyond Sudan, Somalia and Libya Trump’s executive order will be impacted by Trump’s Muslim ban — Quartz

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