Confusion, protests after Trump’s executive order on immigration

Scene at JFK Airport Saturday evening, courtesy NYCLU via Twitter

Protests erupted at airports across the country – and confusion reigned within – Saturday in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive¬† order to restrict entry to the U.S. by nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries -Libya, Iraq, Iran, Somalia, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.

The move was partially blocked late Saturday by a U.S. District court judge in Brooklyn who issued an emergency stay preventing deportations for those already in the U.S. or in transit with valid visas, but some people were still refused entry.

The story is changing by the minute and protests will continue, so keep an eye on the news today and in the days ahead.

In the meantime, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, WestJet and other airlines have posted alerts offering waivers for those traveling to the United States who may be affected while others are working out their responses and should be posting them today.

Here’s Delta’s wording:





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