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First “Small Victory” Achieved Over Immigration Ban at Sea-Tac

First “Small Victory” Achieved Over Immigration Ban at Sea-Tac

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Washington, DC, January 30, 2017 | comments

Washington politicians are demanding answers after the weekend scuffle over immigration at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport.

Representatives Pramila Jayapal, Suzan DelBene, governor Jay Inslee, and other officials were quick to denounce president Donald Trump’s immigration ban from seven Muslim-majority countries after two men—from Yemen and Sudan—were detained at the airport on Saturday. The men, who had arrived in the U.S. with visitor visas, were released Sunday after U.S. District Court judge Thomas Zilly issued an emergency temporary restraining order prohibiting their deportation.

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