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Final refugees arrive in Louisville

Friday afternoon, two refugees arrived at the Louisville airport. (Source: WAVE 3 News) Friday afternoon, two refugees arrived at the Louisville airport. (Source: WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Friday brought a significant setback for President Donald Trump's travel ban after a federal judge in Seattle halted the executive order.

"Judge Robart's decision is effective immediately...effective now...puts a halt to President Trump's unconstitutional and unlawful executive order," Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson said. "I want to repeat that - it puts a stop to it immediately."

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Friday afternoon, two refugees arrived at the Louisville airport. They were going to be the last people Catholic Charities was going to receive because of the refugee ban. They welcomed a mother and her 3-year-old daughter who got to meet her father for the first time.

The White House released a statement in regards to the halt on the president's order saying the Department of justice will file an emergency stay and called the halt "outrageous."

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