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Iraqi refugee who worked as US Army interpreter released from detention at NYC airport

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Hameed Jhalid Darweesh speaking to the press outside New York's JFK airport. (Image via Twitter @SebastianMurdoc)

An Iraqi refugee who was detained at New York's JFK airport late Friday after President Donald Trump signed an executive order temporarily banning Syrian refugees and people from seven Muslim countries from entering the U.S. was released Saturday afternoon.

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