A New Yorker’s Guide To Upcoming Protests Against Trump’s Executive Orders
A New Yorker’s Guide to Upcoming Protests Against Trump’s Executive Orders
Protesters at John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens. New York Immigration Coalition/Twitter
Within 24 hours of President Donald Trump signing an executive order barring travel from seven Muslim-majority countries, the Council on American-Islamic Relations announced plans to file a federal lawsuit on behalf of more than 20 individuals to challenge it, thousands of protesters thronged John F. Kennedy Airport in protest and a federal judge granted the American Civil Liberties Union and National Immigration Law Center’s request for a stay against the administration’s efforts to deport individuals in transit at the time the White House fiat went into effect.