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"Hello, bonjour, hola, konichiwa, and welcome to the United States," says a chipper Cecily Strong at the beginning of Saturday Night Live's parody service announcement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Strong is ready to explain how immigrants and visitors can enter America, but a Homeland Security bureaucrat (Beck Bennett) has a few edits to bring the clip up-to-date with President Trump's immigration executive order.
Unfortunately for SNL writers, the order was suspended by a federal judge in between when the pre-taped segment was filmed and when it was set to air. Scrambling to keep the clip relevant, SNL's solution was to dub a quick voiceover by Bennett in the final moments of the skit. "A judge blocked the ban?" he asks. "No, please, I just made the whole video!" Watch the full sketch below. Bonnie Kristian