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Here’s what the protest of Trump’s refugee ban looked like at Boston’s Logan Airport

Elizabeth Warren and Marty Walsh were among the local elected officials to rally demonstrators.

A large crowd protested the recent immigration bans at Boston Logan Airport's Terminal E for international arrivals. Aram Boghosian / The Boston Globe

Protesters gathered at airports across the nation Saturday to demonstrate against President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning foreign refugees, as well as travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

The order, which was temporarily and partially halted by several federal judges, had led to more than a hundred travelers, including several Boston-area academics, being denied entry to the United States. At Boston’s Logan Airport, hundreds of protesters assembled outside the foreign arrivals gate for hours Saturday night, chanting “Let them in.”

People gather for a protest at the International arrivals of Boston’s Logan International Airport after people arriving from Muslim-majority countries were held at the border control as a result of the new executive order by President Donald Trump. According to reports, thousands of people took part in the demonstration as people from countries on the suspension list were reportedly held at the airport.


Local elected officials, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, as well as, City Councilor and mayoral candidate Tito Jackson and Attorney General Maura Healey earlier in the day, also made appearances in support of the protest.

I am at #Logan in solidarity to fight the #MuslimBan with the people of #Boston. Thank you ACLU Massachusetts.

Posted by Tito Jackson on Saturday, January 28, 2017

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