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protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers detained


protesters gather at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribuneprotesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after more than a dozen travelers were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president donald trump's executive order friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries. protesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after more than a dozen travelers were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president donald trump's executive order friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries.  (chris sweda / chicago tribune)see more g






protesters gather at o'hare airport after travelers detained


protesters gather at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribuneprotesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after at least 14 people were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president trump's executive orders on friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries. protesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after at least 14 people were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president trump's executive orders on friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries.  (chris sweda / chicago tribune)see more galleries






protesters gather at o'hare airport after immigrants detained


protesters gather at o'harechris sweda / chicago tribuneprotesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after at least 18 people were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president trump's executive orders on friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries. protesters gather at o'hare international airport on jan. 28, 2017, after at least 18 people were detained, including green card holders. they were detained following president trump's executive orders on friday to temporarily block refugees coming to the u.s. and placing a temporary moratorium on immigrants from seven barred countries.  (chris sweda / chicago tribune)see more galleries






protests over immigration ban hit jfk & more u.s. airports


president donald trump’s executive order banning refugees from entering the u.s. has led to protests at airports around the country. thousands of demonstrators swarmed john f. kennedy international airport, dulles international airport, and chicago o’hare urday (jan. 28) in opposition to trump’s latest controversial move.read: miami-dade mayor revokes “sanctuary city” status after donald trump’s executive ordersome 13,000 people are reportedly protesting at jfk, where a dozen refugees were detained. hameed khalid darweesh, 53-year-old iraqi man who worked as a u.s. army translator, was among the detainees. darweesh was eventually released, after being held for four hours.approximately 18 people were detained at o’hare airport, including an iranian-born green card holder along with his wife






protesters gather at minneapolis airport in wake of refugee ban


protesters gathered late urday afternoon at the minneapolis-st. paul international airport, just hours after several travelers were detained as part of president donald trump's crackdown on the admission of refugees.minnesotans planned a 5 p.m. solidarity rally at the terminal 1 international baggage claim opposing trump's executive order barring migrants from seven primarily muslim countries — including business people, students and those with valid visas. before the rally, there were no known detainments of immigrants entering msp.the rally followed airport protests nationwide, including a daylong demonstration outside new york's john f. kennedy international airport, where two iraqi men were detained urday morning. one has since been released.a delta airlines spokeswoman said the compan






new york city - protesters at u.s. airports slam trump immigration ban - picture


new york cityprotesters rally during a demonstration against the muslim immigration ban at john f. kennedy international airport on january 28, 2017 in new york city. president trump signed the controversial executive order that halted refugees and residents from several predominantly muslim countries from entering the united states. people who had already been cleared and were flying to the u.s. were detained upon landing and, in some cases, flown back out of the country.credit: stephanie keith/getty imagesnew york cityprotesters rally during a demonstration against the muslim immigration ban at john f. kennedy international airport on january 28, 2017 in new york city. the protest at jfk was organized within hours of reports that people were being detained. similar protests soon appeared






immigration attorneys seeking to help airport travelers in los angeles blocked b


at least 10 to 15 immigration attorneys have gathered at the tom bradley international terminal at lax to help travelers, mostly from iran, who have been detained, one of the attorneys said. attorneys have not yet been able to determine the number of fliers detained, as u.s. customs and border protection officials are not allowing attorneys or families any communication with the detainees, said immigration attorney jordan cunnings. "we're literally walking around asking people, are you waiting for someone who has been detained?" said cunnings, describing a scene of worried family members who had arrived bearing flowers and welcome signs for their loved ones. some of the detained travelers included green card holders, tourists, people with children and people with medical problems, cunn






protesters cheer and sing as detainees are released at airports across us


it has been a long, difficult day for many people trying to enter the u.s., some of whom were holding valid visas when their flights left the ground only to find themselves turned back at u.s. airports.donald trump’s vaguely-worded executive order banning nationals from sudan, syria and a number of other muslim countries set off chaos in our nation’s immigration system.however, when americans found out what was happening at our airports, m ive protests embled at airports around the country. now, after a federal judge issued an emergency stay to travelers t ped by trump’s immigration orders, many stranded travelers and weary refugees are being allowed to complete their journeys. here is a video roundup of some of the joyful scenes at airports across the country. cheers go up at o'hare as at






at sfo, hundreds protest trump's ban as 3 travelers are detained


in a swift and imp ioned response to president trump’s ban on refugees, about 700 outraged bay area residents descended on san francisco international airport on urday to protest the controversial executive order that left many refugees detained at airports nationwide.although u.s. customs and border protection officials denied they were holding any travelers at sfo, palo alto lawyer susie hwang said she knew of three visitors from iran — a 30-year-old man and an elderly couple — who were still being detained urday evening after their flights.“their families were picking them up” (at sfo), hwang said. “they’re not allowed any contact and they’ve taken (the man’s) phone.”the man is here on a legitimate fiancé visa, according to hwang. the couple is here on tourist visas to visit their child






protesters gather at jfk, dulles airports over immigration action


new york -- protesters gathered outside john f. kennedy international airport in new york on urday demanding the release of refugees blocked from entering the united states.people in the crowd chanted “let them in.” celebrities including “ and the city” actress cynthia nixon joined the demonstration.  “we are all immigrants,” read one sign held by a protester. “let them in,” read another.others read: “refugees welcome,” “disobey” and “resist.”later on urday, a federal judge in new york temporarily barred the u.s. from deporting travelers covered by president trump’s travel ban, saying travelers who had been detained had a strong argument that their legal rights had been violated. u.s. district judge ann donnelly in new york issued the emergency order after lawyers for the american civil li






at sfo, hundreds protest trump's muslim ban


in a swift and imp ioned response to president donald trump’s ban on refugees, outraged bay area residents descended on san francisco international airport on urday to protest the controversial executive order that left many refugees detained at airports nationwide.about 700 protesters rallied outside a section of the airport’s buzzing international terminal urday afternoon. though the demonstration started off inside the terminal, the crowd quickly grew too big to manage, and protesters moved outside onto the curb where travelers normally wait to be picked up. by the end, they had ran into traffic lanes, carrying dozens of posters and chanting phrases such as, “no justice, no peace.”“i don’t know why they are scared of my faith,” said marwa ahmed of santa clara. “my faith is beautiful.”fo






wa governor blasts ‘train wreck’ immigration mess


the governor of washington lashed out at the trump administration on urday over the “train wreck” of a mess caused by trump’s sweeping executive orders banning immigration from some muslim countries and invalidating the visas of some legal residents, leaving them stranded in limbo at airports around the country.“these people couldn’t run a two-car funeral,” said gov. jay inslee (d) at a press conference at seattle-tacoma international airport on urday, according to the seattle times. “it is a train wreck. it can’t stand. we’re drawing the line here at sea-tac.”the executive order bans entry to the u.s. for all refugees for 120 days. syrian refugees are barred indefinitely and the order imposes a 90-day wait on travelers from iran, iraq, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen.inslee compare






at sfo, hundreds protest trump's ban as 3 travelers are detained


in a swift and imp ioned response to president trump’s ban on refugees, about 700 outraged bay area residents descended on san francisco international airport on urday to protest the controversial executive order that left many refugees detained at airports nationwide.although u.s. customs and border protection officials denied they were holding any travelers at sfo, palo alto lawyer susie hwang said she knew of three visitors from iran — a 30-year-old man and an elderly couple — who were still being detained urday evening after their flights.“their families were picking them up” (at sfo), hwang said. “they’re not allowed any contact and they’ve taken (the man’s) phone.”the man is here on a legitimate fiancé visa, according to hwang. the couple is here on tourist visas to visit their child






13 held at o'hare after trump order, but park ridge man freed


thirteen people were believed to be in custody urday night at o’hare international airport as authorities enforced president donald trump’s executive order on immigration from certain majority-muslim countries – a crackdown that left relatives frantic and prompted protesters to rush to the airport.a few other travelers who had been held earlier were released, including hessan noorian, a park ridge resident returning with his family from iran. he was freed friday afternoon after five hours.noorian and his wife, zahra amirisefat, knew about trump’s order before boarding their flight home to chicago. but the couple never imagined it would apply to them.“the only thing i can say is, it seems something changed,” noorian said.noorian has a green card, as well as british and iranian citizenship,






protesters against refugee ban gather at dia – the denver post


demonstrators gathered at denver international airport late urday afternoon to protest president donald trump’s orders to temporarily ban refugees from entering the u.s.on facebook, organizers had asked people to wear all red, white or blue and to bring signs with the words “i am _____, and i come in peace.”dia issued a statement warning that protests were illegal at the airport without a proper permit.earlier, immigration attorneys were on hand in case they were needed by any p engers on incoming international flights.denver post reporter david migoya is tweeting from the airport as the situation develops.






14 held at o'hare after trump order, but park ridge man freed


fourteen people were believed to be in custody urday night at o’hare international airport as authorities enforced president donald trump’s executive order on immigration from certain majority-muslim countries – a crackdown that left relatives frantic and prompted protesters to rush to the airport.a few others who had been held earlier were released, including hessan noorian, a park ridge resident returning with his family from iran. he was freed friday afternoon after five hours.noorian and his wife, zahra amirisefat, knew about trump’s order before boarding their flight home to chicago. but the couple never imagined it would apply to them.“the only thing i can say is, it seems something changed,” noorian said.noorian has a green card, as well as british and iranian citizenship, and amiri






hundreds in st. petersburg protest plan to give cathedral-turned-museum back to


protesters against the transfer of st. isaac's cathedral to the russian orthodox church gather at marsovo field in st. petersburg, russia, on jan. 28, 2017.dmitri lovetsky / ociated pressprotesters against the transfer of st. isaac's cathedral to the russian orthodox church gather at marsovo field in st. petersburg, russia, on jan. 28, 2017.protesters against the transfer of st. isaac's cathedral to the russian orthodox church gather at marsovo field in st. petersburg, russia, on jan. 28, 2017. (dmitri lovetsky / ociated press)






protests erupt at airports following trump travel ban


president donald trump's travel ban barring citizens of seven predominantly muslim nations entry into the u.s. has sparked protests around the country.a look at what is happening:___new yorka protest at john f. kennedy airport, where 12 refugees were detained urday, swelled to more than 2,000 people, including some celebrities. the agency that runs the airport tried to restore order by shutting down the train that runs to airport terminals. gov. andrew cuomo, a democrat, reversed that decision, saying people had a right to protest. "the people of new york will have their voices heard," he said in a statement.___newark, new jerseymore than 120 people clutching signs denouncing the trump immigration orders gathered at newark liberty international airport. northjersey.com reports that they jo






13 held at o'hare after trump order, but park ridge man freed


thirteen people were believed to be in custody urday night at o'hare international airport as authorities enforced president donald trump's executive order on immigration from certain majority-muslim countries — a crackdown that left relatives frantic and prompted protesters to rush to the airport.late in the day, a federal judge in new york temporarily barred the u.s. from deportations under the order, and lawyers at o'hare isting those in custody said they expected them to be freed soon.a few travelers had already been released after hours of questioning. they included hessan noorian, a park ridge resident returning with his family from iran.noorian and his wife, zahra amirisefat, knew about trump's order before boarding their flight home to chicago. but the couple never imagined it woul






protesters gather at minneapolis-st. paul airport in wake of refugee ban


about 100 people gathered urday evening at the minneapolis-st. paul international airport to protest president donald trump’s crackdown on refugee admissions to the united states.the protesters gathered near the terminal 1 international arrival gate, carrying signs opposing the executive order, which bars migrants from seven primarily muslim countries.they shouted slogans such as “no hate! no fear! immigrants are welcome here!” the only international flight to arrive during the hourlong demonstration was from cancun, mexico. arriving travelers appeared confused by the activity and the signs. some raised their thumbs in support.there were no known detainments of anyone coming into the minneapolis-st. paul airport urday, authorities said.the rally was one of several airport protests nationwi






protesters gather at minneapolis-st. paul airport in wake of refugee ban


about 100 people gathered urday evening at the minneapolis-st. paul international airport to protest president donald trump’s crackdown on refugee admissions to the united states.the protesters gathered near the terminal 1 international arrival gate, carrying signs opposing the executive order, which bars migrants from seven primarily muslim countries.they shouted slogans such as “no hate! no fear! immigrants are welcome here!” the only international flight to arrive during the hourlong demonstration was from cancun, mexico. arriving travelers appeared confused by the activity and the signs. some raised their thumbs in support.there were no known detainments of anyone coming into the minneapolis-st. paul airport urday, authorities said.the rally was one of several airport protests nationwi






protesters, immigration attorneys gather at dia in protest of donald trump’s ban


demonstrators gathered at denver international airport late urday afternoon to protest president donald trump’s orders to temporarily ban refugees from entering the u.s.on facebook, organizers had asked people to wear all red, white or blue and to bring signs with the words “i am _____, and i come in peace.”dia issued a statement warning that protests were illegal at the airport without a proper permit.earlier, immigration attorneys were on hand in case they were needed by any p engers on incoming international flights.denver post reporter david migoya is tweeting from the airport as the situation develops.






'i am dying in iraq, please': trump's ban dashes hope for many asylum-seekers


trump refugeescraig ruttle / approtesters emble at john f. kennedy international airport in new york, urday, jan. 28, 2017 after two iraqi refugees were detained while trying to enter the country. on friday, jan. 27, president donald trump signed an executive order suspending all immigration from countries with terrorism concerns for 90 days. protesters emble at john f. kennedy international airport in new york, urday, jan. 28, 2017 after two iraqi refugees were detained while trying to enter the country. on friday, jan. 27, president donald trump signed an executive order suspending all immigration from countries with terrorism concerns for 90 days. (craig ruttle / ap)






protesters gather at minneapolis-st. paul airport in wake of refugee ban


about 100 people gathered urday evening at the minneapolis-st. paul international airport to protest president donald trump’s crackdown on refugee admissions to the united states.the protesters gathered near the terminal 1 international arrival gate, carrying signs opposing the executive order, which bars migrants from seven primarily muslim countries.they shouted slogans such as “no hate! no fear! immigrants are welcome here!” the only international flight to arrive during the hourlong demonstration was from cancun, mexico. arriving travelers appeared confused by the activity, but some raised their thumbs in support.there were no known detainments of anyone coming into the minneapolis-st. paul airport urday.the rally was one of several airport protests nationwide, including a daylong demo






'no hate, no fear, refugees are welcome here'


28 january 2017 last updated at 21:02 gmt protesters are gathering at new york's john f kennedy airport to demand the release of refugees who are being detained there.






taxi drivers strike at jfk airport following trump's immigration ban


a crowd gathers, urday at jfk international airport's terminal 4 to demonstrate against president donald trump's executive order to suspend refugee arrivals.(p o: bryan r. smith, afp/getty images)connectlinkedinemailmorenew york taxi drivers have their own response to president donald trump's immigration ban: a strike.as protests continue to break out across major u.s. airports urday night following president trump's immigration ban, taxi drivers at new york's john f. kennedy international airport have gone on strike.in postings to social networks urday the new york taxi workers alliance announced that from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. et there would be no pickups at jfk as a protest to the immigration ban that some are taking as a ban on muslims."we cannot be silent. we go to work to welcome people t






protesters gather at jfk, dulles airports over immigration action


new york -- protesters gathered outside john f. kennedy international airport in new york on urday demanding the release of refugees blocked from entering the united states.“we are all immigrants,” read one sign held by a protester. “let them in,” read another.others read: “refugees welcome,” “disobey” and “resist.”later on urday, a federal judge said the u.s. can’t deport anyone currently detained in airports as a result of president trump’s executive order regarding immigration, cbs news’ paula reid reported.the protest at jfk was organized within hours of reports that people were being detained. congressman jerry nadler, d-new york, said 12 people were detained at the new york airport. hameed khalid darweesh, a former translator for the u.s. military in iraq, was held for hours before b






iranian couple, syrian mother and baby stopped at dia as protesters rallied in m


married doctors from iran on their way home to portland, and a mother and her infant daughter back from syria, were detained for about two hours urday by border patrol officers at denver international airport after a flight from frankfurt, germany, then quietly released to continue their travels amid a larger protest in the heart of the airport terminal against the policies that stopped them.agents stopped to question dr. abolfazi mehdizadeh kashi, 62, and his wife, dr. shahla chaichian, 61, shortly after disembarking from a lufthansa flight from frankfurt. they were allowed to continue traveling after about two hours, attorneys who spoke with them said.“there is no reason for two respectable surgeons, married, in their 60s, to be detained,” said zahra kashi, abolfazi’s 53-year-old sister.






protesters gather at jfk airport to shout down trump’s ‘unjust’ immigrant detent


on urday afternoon, a protest at new york city’s john f. kennedy airport (jfk) against pres. donald trump’s draconian immigration policies swelled and gathered steam as democratic politicians spoke and the crowd chanted “let them in!” about immigrants being detained under the new policies.“mr. president, look around, this is america,” said u.s. rep. nydia velzquez (d-ny) during a press conference. “what you’ve done is shameful. these are americans.”trump’s ban on arriving refugees and even green card holders from certain countries is going to sow “confusion,” velzquez said, “not just among working families in america, but also, it’s creating confusion with the people who are working in homeland security. this executive order is arbitrary. it doesn’t provide real guidelines and it’s unjust.






iranian couple, syrian mother and baby stopped at dia as protesters rallied in m


married doctors from iran on their way home to portland, and a mother and her infant daughter back from syria, were detained for about two hours urday by border patrol officers at denver international airport after a flight from frankfurt, germany, then quietly released to continue their travels amid a larger protest in the heart of the airport terminal against the policies that stopped them.agents stopped to question dr. abolfazi mehdizadeh kashi, 62, and his wife, dr. shahla chaichian, 61, shortly after disembarking from a lufthansa flight from frankfurt. they were allowed to continue traveling after about two hours, attorneys who spoke with them said.“there is no reason for two respectable surgeons, married, in their 60s, to be detained,” said zahra kashi, abolfazi’s 53-year-old sister.






protesters gather at minneapolis airport in wake of refugee ban


a small group of people carrying signs and chanting gathered urday evening at the minneapolis-st. paul international airport to protest president donald trump’s crackdown on refugee admissions to the united states.the demonstrators at the terminal 1 international baggage claim carried signs opposing the executive order trump issued friday night that bars migrants from seven primarily muslim countries, including business people, students and those with valid visas.there were no known detainments of anyone coming into the minneapolis airport on urday, authorities said.the rally was one of several airport protests nationwide, including a daylong demonstration outside new york’s john f. kennedy international airport, where two iraqi men were detained urday morning. one has since been released.






p os: protesters welcome refugees, protest trump policy at airports across u.s.


brandon wade – ociated pressgallery: southern methodist university student osama aloabi, left, and his brother, a smu graduate, tarek alolabi, right, demonstrate against president donald trump's executive order barring muslims from certain middle eastern countries from entering the united states at dallas fort worth airport, urday, jan. 28, 2017, in dallas. the aloabi's parents, who are syrian, are being detained by immigration officials at the airport.






stanford university student detained at jfk airport for five hours after trump's


a stanford university graduate student who was on a flight from sudan to new york at the time president donald trump signed an immigration order was detained at jfk airport for five hours before being released urday morning, a college spokeswoman said.the sudanese student, who is studying anthropology at the university, is a legal u.s. resident and holds a green card. she’s not immediately returning to california, but the university has offered her support.“she may release a statement later, but right now she’s very tired,” said lisa lapin, a spokeswoman for stanford. the university isn’t currently releasing the student’s name.on friday, trump signed an executive order that temporarily barred all refugees from entering the united states for 120 days and blocks the acceptance of syrian refu






protesters gather at jfk, dulles airports over immigration action


new york -- protesters gathered outside john f. kennedy international airport in new york on urday demanding the release of refugees blocked from entering the united states.“we are all immigrants,” read one sign held by a protester. “let them in,” read another.others read: “refugees welcome,” “disobey” and “resist.”playvideo urdaytrump signs order to halt immigrants from some muslim countries president trump friday signed a controversial executive order to suspend all refugees from entering the u.s. while the administration tightens th... the protest at jfk was organized within hours of reports that people were being detained.congressman jerry nadler, d-new york, said 12 people were detained at the new york airport. hameed khalid darweesh, a former translator for the u.s. military in iraq,






at sea-tac, inslee and other officials denounce immigrant ban ‘train wreck’


“these people couldn’t run a two-car funeral,” gov. jay inslee said of the white house. “it is a train wreck. it can’t stand. we’re drawing the line here at sea-tac.” meanwhile, airport officials are trying to connect families there with lawyers who might help them.ibado ahmed was at seattle-tacoma international airport on urday morning to meet her husband, who was coming from somalia via vienna. his flight arrived as scheduled. but ahmed, a refugee who has lived in seattle 12 years according to family members, did not get to see her husband.federal customs agents detained him. port of seattle commissioner courtney gregoire said she tried to arrange for ahmed’s husband to meet with an attorney. “unfortunately, he was already on his way back to vienna,” gregoire said.most read storiesunlimi






stanford university student detained at jfk airport for five hours after trump's


a stanford university graduate student who was on a flight from sudan to new york at the time president donald trump signed an immigration order was detained at jfk airport for five hours before being released urday morning, a college spokeswoman said.the sudanese student, who is studying anthropology at the university, is a legal u.s. resident and holds a green card. she’s not immediately returning to california, but the university has offered her support.“she may release a statement later, but right now she’s very tired,” said lisa lapin, a spokeswoman for stanford. the university isn’t currently releasing the student’s name.on friday, trump signed an executive order that temporarily barred all refugees from entering the united states for 120 days and blocks the acceptance of syrian refu






protests erupt at u.s. airports over ban on refugees


closeskip in skipxembedxshare sara flounders from jersey city at the union square subway station en route to jfk protests. rick green/northjersey.comprotesters at john f. kennedy international airport in new york on urday, jan. 28, 2017.(p o: keldy ortiz/northjersey.com)protests erupted at airports around the nation urday as americans reacted in outrage to president trump's sweeping order that banned people from seven muslim-majority countries from entering the u.s. and suspended the nation's refugee program.more than 120 people gathered at newark liberty international airport clutching signs denouncing the executive order, alongside lawyers who rushed to airports to defend the rights of refugees, immigrants and green-card holders, among others, who were being detained and denied entry."th






iranian couple, syrian mother and baby stopped at dia as protesters rallied in m


married doctors from iran on their way home to portland, and a mother and her infant daughter back from syria, were detained for about two hours urday by border patrol officers at denver international airport after a flight from frankfurt, germany, then quietly released to continue their travels amid a larger protest in the heart of the airport terminal against the policies that stopped them.agents stopped to question dr. abolfazi mehdizadeh kashi, 62, and his wife, dr. shahla chaichian, 61, shortly after disembarking from a lufthansa flight from frankfurt. they were allowed to continue traveling after about two hours, attorneys who spoke with them said.“there is no reason for two respectable surgeons, married, in their 60s, to be detained,” said zahra kashi, abolfazi’s 53-year-old sister.






at sea-tac, inslee and other officials denounce immigrant ban ‘train wreck’


“these people couldn’t run a two-car funeral,” gov. jay inslee said of the white house. “it is a train wreck. it can’t stand. we’re drawing the line here at sea-tac.” meanwhile, airport officials are trying to connect families there with lawyers who might help them.ibado ahmed was at seattle-tacoma international airport on urday morning to meet her husband, who was coming from somalia via vienna. his flight arrived as scheduled. but ahmed, a refugee who has lived in seattle 12 years according to family members, did not get to see her husband.federal customs agents detained him. port of seattle commissioner courtney gregoire said she tried to arrange for ahmed’s husband to meet with an attorney. “unfortunately, he was already on his way back to vienna,” gregoire said.president trump's execu






los angeles airport to get scanners to speed up security


los angeles — los angeles international airport will be getting new fingerprint and iris scanners for p engers who want to speed through security lines.the los angeles times reports urday (http://lat.ms/2jh5uzi ) that biometric screening company clear will install kiosks by the end of march in los angeles and at atlanta hartsfield-jackson international airport and minneapolis-st. paul international airport.the company's kiosks can confirm a traveler's identification in seconds. p engers must pay an annual $179 fee to enroll and use the system.clear chief administrative officer david cohen says travelers who use the kiosks can head more quickly to the transportation security administration's screening.the company already operates in airports in san francisco, washington and new york.






travelers stopped in transit to u.s. after trump order


some u.s.-bound p engers have been prevented from boarding flights and several people were detained on arrival in new york in the wake of president donald trump’s order to ban entry for people from certain muslim-majority countries.the american civil liberties union on urday said it filed a lawsuit in a u.s. district court against the ban on behalf of two iraqi men, hameed khalid darweesh and haider sameer abdulkhaleq alshawi, who were denied entry to the u.s. late friday and detained at new york’s john f. kennedy...






stanford university student detained at jfk airport for five hours after trump's


a stanford university graduate student who was on a flight from sudan to new york at the time president donald trump signed an immigration order was detained at jfk airport for five hours before being released urday morning, a college spokeswoman said.the sudanese student, who is studying anthropology at the university, is a legal u.s. resident and holds a green card. she’s not immediately returning to california, but the university has offered her support.“she may release a statement later, but right now she’s very tired,” said lisa lapin, a spokeswoman for stanford. the university isn’t currently releasing the student’s name.on friday, trump signed an executive order that temporarily barred all refugees from entering the united states for 120 days and blocks the acceptance of syrian refu






trump travel ban could affect green card holders, officials say


after widespread confusion about who will be affected by president trump’s recently signed executive order pausing travel to the u.s. from citizens of selected muslim majority countries, officials are scrambling to clarify the policy.senior administration officials told cbs news urday that for permanent american residents -- those holding green cards -- from the listed countries, their readmittance to the u.s. will be done on a “case by case exemption process.”the countries which have majority muslim populations and will be affected by the 90-day moratorium on travel to the u.s. include iran, iraq, syria, yemen, sudan, somalia and libya.playvideocbsniraqi refugee freed after being detained at jfk airport hameed jhalid darweesh, an iraqi refugee, was released after being detained at jfk air






milwaukee protesters denounce trump immigration crackdown


milwaukee — protesters in milwaukee have demonstrated against president donald trump's immigration crackdown.more than 100 protesters rallied outside of the federal courthouse in milwaukee on urday. the milwaukee journal sentinel (http://bit.ly/2k3nndg ) reports many of the protesters were iranian-born university of wisconsin system faculty and graduate students.protesters chanted and carried signs saying "no ban no wall" and "i'm a scientist, not a terrorist."soroush aslani, an istant professor at the university of wisconsin-whitewater, said he has canceled a trip next month to visit family in canada, because he's afraid he won't be able to re-enter the u.s.on friday, trump issued an executive order that suspends the entry of all refugees to the united states for 120 days. the order also






trump insists in spite of ‘chaos’ that muslim ban is going just fine


as rights groups level numerous lawsuits against his administration and travelers are being stranded and detained all over the world, pres. donald trump said on urday that his new executive orders regarding muslims and immigrants are “working out very nicely.”reuters reported that muslim around the world are “furious” over the executive orders and that the u.s. immigration system has been “plunged into chaos” by the orders, which are broadly worded and are being interpreted differently by different agencies and by different divisions within those agencies.“immigration lawyers and advocates worked through the night trying to help stranded travelers find a way back home. lawyers in new york sued to block the order, saying many people have already been unlawfully detained, including an iraqi






chilean detainee at jfk airport was hospitalized thursday after suicide attempt


a woman being held by immigration officials at new york city’s john f. kennedy airport attempted suicide on thursday rather than risk returning to her native chile. the new york daily news reported than an unnamed chilean national took approximately 30 sleeping pills and an unknown number of muscle relaxants after being informed she could not enter the u.s. and would be deported back to chile.the woman was being held by customs and border security at jfk’s terminal 8 to be placed on a return flight when she reportedly lost consciousness and slumped to the floor. bystanders noted that she was having difficulty breathing.port authority officers john devins and dominick renda were called to the scene. they administered the overdose-reversing drug narcan to revive the unconscious woman. she wa






judge bars u.s. from deporting travelers with valid visas covered by trump order


new york -- a federal judge in new york has barred the u.s. from deporting travelers with valid visas covered by president trump’s travel ban.playvideocbs evening newschaos, confusion at airports as immigration crackdown takes effect president trump signed an executive order that puts a four-month hold on all refugees settling in the u.s., a 90-day ban for visitors from seven ... cheers broke out in a crowd of demonstrators outside a brooklyn courthouse as the decision, effective nationwide, was announced. the order barred u.s. border agents from removing anyone who arrived in the u.s. with a valid visa from iraq, syria, iran, sudan, libya, somalia and yemen. it also covered anyone with an approved refugee application.   the department of homeland security has not seen the judge’s order is






the scene at jfk as taxi drivers following trump's immigration ban


closeskip in skipxembedxshare activists protested on urday the detention of two iraqi citizens at new york city's jfk airport, one day after president donald trump signed an executive order banning citizens from seven majority-muslim countries from entering the us. images and soundbites video provided by afp newslooka crowd gathers, urday at jfk international airport's terminal 4 to demonstrate against president donald trump's executive order to suspend refugee arrivals.(p o: bryan r. smith, afp/getty images)new york taxi drivers have their own response to president donald trump's immigration ban: a strike.as protests continue to break out across major u.s. airports urday night following president trump's immigration ban, taxi drivers at new york's john f. kennedy international airport hav






the scene at jfk as taxi drivers strike following trump's immigration ban


closeskip in skipxembedxshare activists protested on urday the detention of two iraqi citizens at new york city's jfk airport, one day after president donald trump signed an executive order banning citizens from seven majority-muslim countries from entering the us. images and soundbites video provided by afp newslooka crowd gathers, urday at jfk international airport's terminal 4 to demonstrate against president donald trump's executive order to suspend refugee arrivals.(p o: bryan r. smith, afp/getty images)new york taxi drivers have their own response to president donald trump's immigration ban: a strike.as protests continue to break out across major u.s. airports urday night following president trump's immigration ban, taxi drivers at new york's john f. kennedy international airport hav






the scene at jfk as taxi drivers strike following trump's immigration ban


closeskip in skipxembedxshare activists protested on urday the detention of two iraqi citizens at new york city's jfk airport, one day after president donald trump signed an executive order banning citizens from seven majority-muslim countries from entering the us. images and soundbites video provided by afp newslooka crowd gathers, urday at jfk international airport's terminal 4 to demonstrate against president donald trump's executive order to suspend refugee arrivals.(p o: bryan r. smith, afp/getty images) 10363 connectlinkedinemailmorenew york taxi drivers have their own response to president donald trump's immigration ban: a strike.as protests continue to break out across major u.s. airports urday night following president trump's immigration ban, taxi drivers at new york's john f. ke