Tag : protesters
title : Christian Syrian Family With US Visas Turned Back at Philadelphia Airport After Trump Ban
summary : Two Christian families from Syria who had been working for nearly 15 years to join relatives in the United States were stopped Saturday at the Philadelphia airport and told to return to Doha, Qatar, due to the immigration travel-related executive order signed by President Donald Trump on Friday. Syria was one of seven countries on Trump's list for short-term banning of entry into the U.S., along with Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Libya, Yemen and Somalia. These two families are not refugees, but Christian Syrians, who according to US relatives, had paid for and had earned their visas.
date : Jan 29, 2017 03:29 PM EST
title : Ferguson Police Name Officer in Mike Brown Shooting, Protests Die Down as Obama Calls for Peace
summary : The name of the man who shot and killed 18 year old Mike Brown in Missouri has been revealed by police authorities. As protests grew violent overnight and police were forced to step down, President Obama called for peace on both sides saying "there is never an excuse for violence."
date : Aug 15, 2014 11:14 AM EDT