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Dulles Protest in Photos: D.C.-Area Congressmen Join Demonstration

Protests continued Sunday at U.S. airports against immigration executive actions

From left, Reps. Don Beyer, D-Va., John Delaney, D-Md., and Gerry Connolly, D-Va., speak to the press at Dulles. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Protests erupted at airports around the country following President Donald Trump’s executive orders banning refugees from entering the country and restricting travel from seven Islamic countries.

[Congress Reacts to Trump Ban on Refugees]

In Virginia on Sunday, four Washington D.C.-area Democratic congressmen — Reps. Don Beyer Jr. and Gerald E. Connolly of Virginia and John Delaney and Jamie Raskin of Maryland — visited the protest at Washington Dulles International Airport. 

Here’s Sunday’s protest in photos: 

UNITED STATES - JANUARY 29: Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., speaks with an ACLU legal observer during the protest at Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. Protests erupted at airports around the country following President Trump's executive order restricting travel from several Islamic countries. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., speaks with an ACLU legal observer during the protest at Dulles International Airport in Virginia. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 29: Protesters greet international travelers at Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. Protests erupted at airports around the country following President Trump's executive order restricting travel from several Islamic countries. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Protesters greet international travelers at Dulles. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 29: From left, Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., and Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., speak to the press and protesters about possible detention of travelers and legal access at Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. Also participating were Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., and Rep. John Delaney, D-Md. Protests erupted at airports around the country following President Trump's executive order restricting travel from several Islamic countries. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Reps. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., and Jamie Raskin, D-Md., speak to the press and protesters about possible detention of travelers and legal access at Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Sunday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 29: From left, Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., speaks with a Customs and Border Patrol liaison on the phone as he along with Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., and Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., try to determine if any international travelers are detained without legal access at Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. Protests erupted at airports around the country following President Trump's executive order restricting travel from several Islamic countries. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., (left) speaks with a Customs and Border Patrol liaison on the phone as he along with Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., and Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., try to determine if any international travelers are detained without legal access at Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Sunday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 29: Passengers from a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight from Jeddah are greeted by protesters as they arrive at Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. Protests erupted at airports around the country following President Trump's executive order restricting travel from several Islamic countries. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Pool)
Passengers from a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight from Jeddah are greeted by protesters as they arrive at Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Sunday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

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