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Inside The Nationwide Protests Against Trump's Executive Order

Photos show thousands of demonstrators taking to the streets to defend those affected by the travel ban.

Protesters gathered in at least a dozen U.S. cities on Sunday in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees and travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries.

The demonstrations followed impromptu protests at several major airports on Saturday night, after Customs and Border Protection officials detained people affected by the executive order who had arrived in the U.S.

See photos of protests from around the country below.

  • People take part in a protest against President Trump's executive order on immigration in Copley Square in Boston on Jan. 29,
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    People take part in a protest against President Trump's executive order on immigration in Copley Square in Boston on Jan. 29, 2017.
  • Protesters at Discovery Green Park during Super Bowl events in Houston, Texas, U.S., January 29, 2017.
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    Protesters at Discovery Green Park during Super Bowl events in Houston, Texas, U.S., January 29, 2017.
  • Demonstrators spell out "# No Muslim Ban" during the protest in Boston. 
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    Demonstrators spell out "# No Muslim Ban" during the protest in Boston. 
  • Demonstrators yell slogans during protest against the travel ban imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order, at
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    Demonstrators yell slogans during protest against the travel ban imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order, at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 29, 2017. 
  • Demonstrators yell slogans during a protest at Los Angeles International Airport. 
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    Demonstrators yell slogans during a protest at Los Angeles International Airport. 
  • Rana Abdelhamid from the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) speaks to the crowd gathered in Copley Square in Boston
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    Rana Abdelhamid from the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) speaks to the crowd gathered in Copley Square in Boston. 
  • Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks during a protest in Copley Square in Boston. 
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    Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks during a protest in Copley Square in Boston. 
  • People gather to protest at First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, U.S.
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    People gather to protest at First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, U.S.
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  • 2000 protesters gathered in Dayton Ohio
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    2000 protesters gathered in Dayton Ohio
  • People attend an afternoon rally in Battery Park in New York City. 
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    People attend an afternoon rally in Battery Park in New York City. 
  • Protesters in New York City
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    Protesters in New York City
  • Protesters gather in New York City's Battery Park. 
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    Protesters gather in New York City's Battery Park. 
  • Protesters outside the White House
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    Protesters outside the White House
  • Activists gather outside the White House to protest President Donald Trump's executive actions on immigration in Washington J
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    Activists gather outside the White House to protest President Donald Trump's executive actions on immigration in Washington January 29, 2017. 
  • Activists march to the US Capitol to protest President Donald Trump's executive actions on immigration in Washington January
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    Activists march to the US Capitol to protest President Donald Trump's executive actions on immigration in Washington January 29, 2017. 
  • Demonstrators hold up a signs outside the Trump International Hotel during a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's ex
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    Demonstrators hold up a signs outside the Trump International Hotel during a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order blocking visitors from seven predominantly Muslim nations in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. 
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  • Protesters march from the White House to the US Capitol
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    Protesters march from the White House to the US Capitol
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