17 Heartwarming Signs Welcoming Refugees in US Airports
“We welcome refugees.”
As President Donald Trump’s executive order took effect last Friday, scores of people from seven majority Muslim countries were blocked from entering the US. Thousands of US citizens showed up at airports across the country. Some were there to protest, others to share their message of support and simply say, “We welcome refugees.”
Their signs were and are a welcome respite amid the chaos Trump’s executed order continues to cause. For instance, a Jewish family stood in Virginia with signs reading, “Our Jewish family stands with Muslim refugees & Muslim Americans.”
Here are 17 signs from people who spent their Friday night standing up for refugees.
Washington Dulles International Airport
Iraq vet w/ 4 Purple Hearts, drove two hours to Dulles w/ his son.— Mike Breen (@M_Breen) January 28, 2017
Nobody called him. He just came. Why?
"Not what I fought for." pic.twitter.com/pAe50ugtlI
Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Los Angeles International Airport
Portland International Airport, Oregon
Philadelphia International Airport
Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Miami International Airport
Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport
Approximately 1,000 people rallied against president Trump's travel ban at MSP International airport pic.twitter.com/KTLBbZbwDS— Everything Minnesota (@EverythinginMN) January 30, 2017
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
And lastly, here is this encouraging butterfly.
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