The Trump administration's third attempt at crafting travel restrictions that it says are necessary to boost national security ran into fresh opposition Monday from civil liberties groups and others who said it still amounts to a "Muslim ban."

The new limits add North Korea to the list of targeted nations alongside six majority-Muslim countries in the Middle East and Africa. Zainab Chaudry, a spokeswoman for the Maryland chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said the inclusion of the largely closed Asian nation was mere window dressing.

"Realistically speaking, the practical implications of this executive order are going to predominantly affect Muslims," she said.

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