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Syrian refugees and others are rushing to enter the U.S. while a judge is temporarily blocking President Donald Trump’s travel ban. But the uncertainty over whether the suspension will last is causing turmoil for people in Florida.

Sarah Mueller

Fear has only grown in the week since President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning entry into the U.S. for refugees and travelers from certain Muslim-majority countries. Despite the temporary stay by a federal judge in Seattle, Washington, other refugees and legal residents said they're worried they will be the next to lose their chance at the American Dream.

Florida Governor Rick Scott and President Donald Trump are political allies. But Scott is refusing to say what his position is on the president’s travel ban.

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A Capital City immigration law attorney is recommending refugees affected by President Donald Trump’s travel ban stay in the U.S., if they can. She also has a warning for people who came to the U.S. from other countries.

Tom Flanigan

The Council on American-Islamic Relations is suing President Donald Trump over his travel ban. The ban restricts refugees and travelers from certain Muslim-majority countries.

Florida Senate

A presidential executive order immediately stopping refugees and some immigrations from several Muslim countries is causing confusion at airports around the world. Protests are beginning to spring up across the U.S. Here are the statements of local and state leaders regarding President Donald Trump's directive.

Sarah Mueller

Floridians are lashing out against what some term “a Muslim ban.”

CAIR Florida's facebook page

The Florida chapter of America’s largest Muslim advocacy group is creating a new office in the Panhandle.

Islamic Center of Tallahassee's website

In wake of the Orlando mass shooting, Tallahassee Muslims are holding a peace rally this weekend.

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Since the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub, a number of Muslims and mosques in Florida have been receiving death threats. But, Florida Muslims want the public to know that they condemn these attacks and stand in solidarity with their fellow Americans.

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An international refugee crisis, and the growth of ISIS abroad and online, are sending shockwaves around the world. Some of those shocks are rippling through the Florida Legislature. Some state lawmakers are moving forward with plans to give the governor sweeping powers over immigration.

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A group of Tallahassee Muslims joined other faiths for a weekend rally outside the Historic Capitol building. The goal was to condemn acts of violence and terrorism and promote peace.

Muslims from all over Florida rallied at the State Capitol Tuesday.  It’s become a regular event during the legislative session.  But Tom Flanigan reports the group actually had some hostile legislation to oppose this year….

More than a hundred people gathered on the steps of Florida’s Historic Old Capitol. This was the Fourth Annual Florida Muslim Capitol Day.  In past years, the event was a chance for members of the Islamic faith from different parts of the state to get together and make their presence known to lawmakers.  This year there was a more specific focus..