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The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is unhappy about President Trump's executive order keeping open indefinitely the terrorist detention facility – or as CAIR describes it, "the illegal, exclusively Muslim-populated military prison" – at Guantánamo Bay.

Trump's order, signed just before he delivered his State of the Union address and announced in the speech, allows for the possibility that the center – where 41 men are still being held – could see newcomers, a decade after the last known arrival in March 2008.

"[T]he United States may transport additional detainees to U.S. Naval Station Guantánamo Bay when lawful and necessary to protect the Nation," the order states.


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