Northern and Central New Yorkers Protest the Travel Ban

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- More than 1,000 people packed into Terminal A at Syracuse's Hancock International Airport with signs and loud voices, chanting for more than two hours Sunday to say they opposed President Trump's immigration and refugee executive order.
"Refugees are welcome here," they chanted. "No hate. No fear."
As the chants continued, they yelled, "Say it loud. Say it clear. Immigrants are welcome here.

Protesters also gathered in Canton, NY:

"Elham Honarvar is a PHD student at Clarkson University. On Saturday, she says her father from Iran was flying to see her for the first time in four years, but only made it as far as JFK Airport in New York City.
"They kept him in a room and they said that he cannot come here," Honarvar said. "They didn't let me see him. They didn't let me talk to him."
Honarvar's father had a valid visa, but was sent back to Iran.
Honarvar was one of about 200 people in Canton protesting President Trump's executive order banning immigration from seven countries in the Middle East... including Iran."
At the Syracuse Airport: community in action!


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