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What does President Trump's executive order mean for undocumented immigrants?

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Karen Musalo is a refugee lawyer and heads the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies at U.C. Hastings College of the Law. She spoke with Hana Baba about why she believes President Trump’s executive order, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States, is problematic.

MUSALO: That whole rhetoric about why don't people just come here legally? Well, people have a right. It is their right internationally to come seek protection here.

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