Trump’s Travel Ban: A Village Voice Diary


When President Trump, just one week after his inauguration, announced an executive order immediately barring entry to the U.S. of people from seven Muslim-majority nations even if they held valid visas, New Yorkers in particular sprang into action, with massive protests at Kennedy Airport and legal challenges on multiple fronts. The Voice dedicated its next issue to covering the travel ban, with a set of articles that would go on to win the New York Press Club award for spot news coverage.

You can read the stories that appeared in that package below. For continuing immigration coverage in the Voice, click here.

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