Protesters march through Portland airport in response to Trump's immigration crackdown

A protest of about 150 people marched through the Portland International Airport Saturday afternoon in response to President Trump's immigration crackdown.

The protest march briefly disrupted MAX Red Line service at the airport around 2:30 p.m.

Raw video: Protest at PDX

It was one of several protests that unfolded at different times around the city a day after Trump's immigration announcements. One march was to promote racial justice and equality. Another was to protest the North Dakota Access Pipeline.

The airport protest wove through both the first and second levels of PDX, inside and out.

The group chanted "no ban, no wall," and "no one is illegal, power to the people," among other things.

The planned demonstration followed several other protests at airports around the country, namely one at JFK International Airport in New York City.

The airport protests are in response to President Trump's ban on immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries: Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen.

Seven U.S.-bound migrants in Cairo were prevented from boarding an EgyptAir flight to JFK Saturday morning.

Saturday night, a Federal Judge granted an ACLU request to put a temporary stay on Trump's immigration ban.



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