Here Are The Elected Officials Who Showed Up To Airport Protests Over The Muslim Ban
Here are the elected officials who showed up to airport protests over the Muslim ban
Protests roiled airports across the United States over the weekend as thousands gathered to condemn President Donald Trump’s executive order. Controversy had erupted over the detention and attempted deportation of legal permanent residents and refugees who had already been vetted and approved to come to the United States.
Peppered among the protesters were some Democratic elected officials. They had come to help refugees and green card holders being held thanks to Trump’s executive order. In some cases, the lawmakers sought to prevent U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents from defying court-ordered stays on the detentions and deportations.
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