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He directly addressed Trump's controversial travel ban, which indefinitely bans Syrian refugees, as well as halts immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries. The ban was temporarily blocked Friday by a restraining order.
"I am not in favor of this policy or any policy that divides and excludes people," he said. "I stand with the many, many Americans who believe this does not represent what the United States is all about. And we should continue to speak out about it."
James is just one of many celebrities who have spoken out since the ban was announced.
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