Protest Refugee Deportations at Philadelphia International Airport

Date: January 29, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Philadelphia International Airport (map)

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Less than 24 hours after Holocaust Remembrance Day, U.S. border officials at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) have begun implementing Donald Trump’s illegal executive order to refuse entry to refugees from the Middle East.

Today, two Syrian refugee families, both in possession of visas and green cards, were denied entry into the United States and deported from Philadelphia. (Read more at

We will NOT be silent as human beings fleeing war and terror are denied sanctuary.

Tomorrow, we will gather at the Philadelphia International Airport Terminal A West (arrivals) to voice our opposition and to call on all relevant federal, state, and local government agencies to refuse compliance with the racist, inhumane, and illegitimate executive orders issuing from the president.

Jewish Voice for Peace – Philadelphia
CAIR – Philadelphia Chapter
Philadelphia Student Union
Philadelphia South Asian Collective
Reclaim Philadelphia
West Philly Coalition Against Islamophobia
Philly DSA
215 People’s Alliance

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