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‘SNL’ hits Trump travel ban with heavily edited border control video


“Saturday Night Live” hit President Trump over his immigration order with a heavily edited informational video detailing how visitors can enter the United States. 

“You’ll also need a valid passport from your country of origin,” cast member Cecily Strong says in the video, before the video pauses.

Edited text with a voiceover saying, “Not including: Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, and maybe Australia, we’ll see,” then appears.

“Our priority is to make this process easy for each and every one of you,” Strong continues before she’s interrupted again by an edit singling out passengers who will face difficulties entering the U.S. 

SNL’s Beck Bennett the appears as the Department of Homeland Security worker providing the abrupt edits to the video.

{mosads}“Effective immediately, all visitors will be subject to extreme vetting procedures, including a highly detailed questionnaire,” he says, holding up a packet with just one question: “Are you Muslim?”

The video ends with Bennett realizing a judge put an immediate halt on the executive order.

“The judge blocked the ban? No, please I just made the whole video,” he says.

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