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Is it a Muslim ban? Let’s look at some numbers.

According to statistics compiled by the Pew Research Center in 2010, only about 12 percent of the world’s Muslims lived in the seven countries banned under Trump’s executive order: Iraq, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya and Yemen. But the vast majority of the people living in those countries — 97 percent — are Muslim.

Hearing on Trump travel ban: Updates from the federal appeals court

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit is hearing arguments starting at 6 p.m. Eastern on whether to restore President Trump’s controversial immigration order.

The hearing, which will be conducted by telephone, is to review an order by a lower court judge to put Trump’s directive on hold.  The judges said each side would have 30 minutes to present their arguments beginning at 6 p.m. Eastern. It is unclear how soon a ruling could follow. The hearing will be live-streamed, the clerk of court said.

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