Donations Flood Into ACLU In Response To Travel Ban

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“Clearly, this executive order has hit a live nerve with the American people,” Mr. Romero said.

Thousands of protesters flooded airports across the country and took to the streets as word spread that immigrants and refugees were being blocked from entering the country, detained for hours by customs officials or taken off planes during the weekend, after Mr. Trump signed the executive order at 4:42 p.m. on Friday.

The order, coming off a campaign promise, suspends the entry of all refugees for 120 days, bars Syrian refugees indefinitely, and prevents citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the United States for 90 days.

Fund-raising for her organization was usually “slow and tedious work,” but not anymore, she said.


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