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‘We’re the good guys’: Lawyers continue airport campouts amid Trump travel ban

Friday, February 03, 2017

"Claire Murphy saw the call go out on Twitter last Saturday, just after hearing about lawyers flocking to New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport to offer free legal aid amid reports that some arriving international travelers were being detained.

Lawyers were needed at Washington’s Dulles International Airport, too, the tweet said. Murphy, who usually works on legal transactions involving railroad equipment, scrapped her Saturday night plans and drove an hour to the airport in Northern Virginia. As she entered the international arrivals area about 10 p.m., she recalled, she felt a rush of pride."

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