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Roxanne Scott, WFPL

Hundreds of people gathered downtown Louisville Tuesday outside the office of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to voice their opposition to the executive orders signed by President Donald Trump regarding refugees and immigrants.

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When Mae Suramek heard about President Trump’s ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries, she took a look around her community in Berea, Kentucky, to see how people were reacting.

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Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer gave an impassioned speech in support of immigrants and refugees at a public rally Monday night, drawing cheers from an estimated 5,000 attendees with his plea to “treat everybody like you want to be treated.”

Becca Schimmel, WKU Public Radio

A Bowling Green refugee says his life has been turned upside down by President Trump’s travel ban. Trump’s executive order bars travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries from entering the U.S. for 90 days.

via Murray-Calloway County Republican Party Facebook Page

While many of Kentucky's elected officials have so far stayed silent on President Donald Trump's executive order related to immigration and refugees, at least one western Kentucky GOP leader says Trump is simply fulfilling campaign promises. 

Islamic Center of Paducah, via Facebook

An Islamic center in far western Kentucky has been met with community support since President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Kentucky universities, including Murray State, have issued statements regarding President Donald Trump's Executive Order temporarily blocking entry of citizens from seven predominantly Muslim nations. 

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Days after President Donald Trump’s executive order relating to immigration and refugees, Kentucky’s elected officials are mostly silent on the issue.

Ryland Barton, WFPL

Kentuckians awaiting to reunite with loved ones fleeing war torn countries are among those affected by the immigration bans enacted by President Donald Trump over the weekend.

Jim Gray / Facebook

Following a weekend of reactions to President Donald Trump’s executive order limiting immigration into the U.S, Lexington’s mayor says the city will continue welcoming those who come into the community. 

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