DFW business reaction to Trump immigration ban

| February 1, 2017

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While President Donald Trump’s administration has pledged to improve America’s business climate, its sweeping immigration order has created uncertainty for big and small companies. Many in North Texas said they aren’t quite sure what to make of the administration’s temporary travel ban, and most who would comment said they are taking a wait-and-see attitude.

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