A Jan. 27 executive order from President Donald Trump banned citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the US, even if they had visas or green cards. As DHS and Customs officials began implementing the order, protests broke out at airports nationwide, including PHL.
Philly’s state of ‘permanent protest’ shows no signs of slowing
“We wanted to do something that actually helped.”
Comcast employees in Philadelphia walked out at 2 p.m. and marched to City Hall.
For now, they should really reconsider international travel.
At least 1,000 people joined an internal Slack discussion to plan the action.
Of the seven countries facing travel restrictions, the most residents are from Iraq.