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Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther Signs Executive Order on Immigration

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther Signs Executive Order on Immigration

Following through on a promise made earlier this week, local officials gathered on Friday to witness the signing of an executive order by Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther that supports and reaffirms the city’s pro-immigration and pro-refugee resettlement policies. “This reinforces and expands what we have been doing for decades,” stated Ginther. “It is also consistent […]

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Mayor and City Council President Renew Support for Refugee Settlement in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mayor and City Council President Renew Support for Refugee Settlement in Columbus

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther joined Columbus City Council President Zach Klein in announcing this afternoon that the City of Columbus would continue forward in its effort to accept refugees and immigrants, defying the executive order issued by President Trump last Friday. “Our immigrant population is part of the fabric of what makes Columbus so vibrant,” stated […]

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Photos: Immigration Protest Takes Place at Columbus Airport

Christine Ruddy Christine Ruddy Photos: Immigration Protest Takes Place at Columbus Airport

Hundreds of protesters gathered at John Glenn International Airport on Sunday to protest the travel ban put into place on Friday by President Donald Trump against seven Muslim-majority countries. Protesters chanted “No hate, No fear, Refugees are welcome here” and “Black Lives Matter” among other slogans of the protest movement. A Columbus Police presence was […]

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Photos: Protesters Show Solidarity With Immigrants at Columbus Airport

Katherine Forbes Katherine Forbes Photos: Protesters Show Solidarity With Immigrants at Columbus Airport

Editor’s Note: Hundreds of protestors gathered at the John Glenn Airport in Columbus on Sunday from 1pm to 4pm to protest the immigration ban placed in effect by the Trump administration on Friday. Click here to read more details about the protest. All photos by Katherine Forbes of KRForbesPhotography.

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Photos: Hundreds Show up at John Glenn Airport to Protest Immigration Ban

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Hundreds Show up at John Glenn Airport to Protest Immigration Ban

A group of locals organized a protest effort today to rally against the immigration ban proposed by the Trump administration, and hundreds of supporters turned out to show their support. The event was originally slated to be held in a surface parking lot outside of the airport terminal, but photos show that the crowds marched […]

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Protest Taking Place at John Glenn Airport

Walker Evans Walker Evans Protest Taking Place at John Glenn Airport

Just a day after immigration protests took over JFK Airport in New York (and many others), a group of local organizers are calling for a similar event at the John Glenn Airport in Columbus. The event is scheduled to take place this afternoon from 1pm to 4pm and calls for a peaceful protest following the […]

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