- Associated Press - Sunday, January 29, 2017

MIAMI (AP) - Protesters shouting “Ban Trump” have descended on Miami International Airport to show their opposition to President Donald Trump’s travel ban.

Protester Rowan Vaquez said the ban “hit me really deeply” because her family emigrated from Venezuela to avoid political persecution.

Juan Gonzalez attended the demonstration to show Trump that “we’re not going to accept the terrible things he’s doing.” Gonzalez is from Puerto Rico and works in Miami.

Trump’s order placed a 90-day ban on travel to the U.S. by citizens of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia or Yemen and a 120-day suspension of the U.S. refugee program. Syrians are indefinitely blocked from entry.

Other protests were scheduled for Orlando, Tallahassee, Tampa and West Palm Beach.


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