NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Extra protests erupted Monday over President Donald Trump’s government order proscribing journey from seven majority-Muslim nations.
Chopper 2 was over a protest Monday night time on the Low Library steps at Columbia College.
“Anger, worry, and solidarity,” stated Tanya, who’s from India and is a Ph.D. scholar at Columbia. She and about 200 different college students marched to Columbus Circle, main different college students from 4 universities to protest the journey ban.
Lots of these gathered have been graduate college students and Ph.D. candidates, and a few are unable to go away for analysis.
“In the event you maintain citizenship of 1 nation and one in every of these seven affected nations, your different citizenship doesn’t matter,” a protester stated.
The group stated it needed to know Trump to “respect existence, or anticipate resistance,” 1010 WINS’ Andrew Falzon reported.
A protest was additionally held Monday night time at Tompkins Sq. Park, and one other was held in Jersey Metropolis.
“They’re going to NYU. They are often going to anyplace. They go house for trip they usually can’t come again in,” a speaker stated on the Tompkins Sq. Park rally. “They’re docs who work within the New York Metropolis hospitals. I talked to a physician earlier… who went residence for trip and may’t get again in america.”
Trump’s ninety-day ban, imposed on Friday, impacts journey to america by residents of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen. The order additionally suspends refugee admissions for one hundred twenty days, and indefinitely bars the processing of refugees from Syria.
As CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported, the order has additionally prompted authorized challenges. It’s as much as the Justice Division to defend the order in courtroom, however now, the appearing Lawyer Common says no.
Late Monday, Trump fired appearing Lawyer Common Sally Yates after she refused to defend the order in courtroom.
It’s as much as the Justice Division to defend the order in courtroom, the appearing Lawyer Common – who was appointed by President Barack Obama – stated no.
“I’m chargeable for making certain that the positions we absorb courtroom stay in keeping with this establishment’s solemn obligation to all the time search justice and stand for what is true,” stated Appearing Lawyer Common Sally Yates. “I’m not satisfied that the chief order is lawful (so) the Division of Justice won’t current arguments in protection of the chief order.”
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