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At least 130 Mizzou students possibly impacted by President Trump's temporary travel ban

COLUMBIA, Mo - On Monday, ABC17 dug into data from the University of Missouri on the number of international students. 

According to data from the international center, Mizzou had nearly 3,000 international students from 110 countries last year. 

The data also shows this school year the university has 130 students from two of the seven countries included in the travel ban. 

The International Center reports it has 79 students from Iraq and 51 from Iran. 

Those students are part of a much larger number, as it has been estimated this temporary ban will affect 218 million people. 

This comes after the White House is defending the controversial immigration restrictions, calling the travel bans "a massive success story."

And while the temporary order is only in effect for 90 days, officials believe it will be a first step before establishing a broader ban. 

So far, most Mid-Missouri law makers are keeping quite about the order, but ABC17 will be checking in with them today to see how it will affect Missouri immigrants. 

ABC17 will also be reaching out to Mizzou to see how it's helping those 130 students possibly impacted. 


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