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WATCH: The vanishing American dream?

Feb 6, 2017

While some support President Trump’s most recent executive orders, there are others who say they are confused and fearful. In particular those impacted by the President’s actions pertaining to immigrants and refugees. The four month suspension of the US Refugee Program and the 90-day travel ban into the US from seven muslim-majority nations hit home in more ways than one for a former refugee now US citizen living in Rochester. For Akil Al-Jaysh, it was reading about the dream described by Martin Luther King Junior that gave him hope when he came to the US in 2001. But he fears that American Dream could be vanishing.