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Demonstrators converge outside Terminal 5 of O'Hare airport Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Chicago. President Donald Trump signed an executive order suspending all immigration from countries with terrorism concerns for 90 days. Countries included in the ban are Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen, which are all Muslim-majority nations. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

President Trump's revised immigration order is expected to remove Iraq from travel ban

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President Trump's revised immigration order will remove Iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary U.S. travel ban, U.S. officials told the Associated Press. The shift in policy comes after increased pressure from the Pentagon and State Department, which urged the White House to reconsider Iraq's positioning on the list, citing their role in countering ISIS.

The order is expected to replace Trump's earlier immigration ban whose implementation prompted widespread criticism. The officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to discuss the order before it's signing, said that Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen will remain on the travel ban list.

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