Haider Sameer Abdulkhaleq Alshawi, an Iraqi who was detained after his flight landed in New York when President Trump signed an order suspending the entry of refugees into the United States, was released a day later and is greeted by his wife and son, 7, at the airport in Houston, Jan. 29, 2017.
Dr. Kamal Fadlalla, who was stranded in his native Sudan, embraces Anita Eliot, an attorney, in John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Feb. 5, 2017. At the end of a stomach-knotting week, travelers began arriving in the United States after a federal judge issued an emergency stay on President Donald Trump's travel ban. "I'm glad justice won," Dr. Fadlalla said.
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Zaura Warsma, left, welcomes her daughter Najma Abdishakur, a Somali national who was denied entry under the Trump administration travel ban, after she cleared customs at Washington Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Virginia, Feb. 6, 2017. On Feb. 3rd, A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order blocking enforcement of President Trump's executive order that banned people from seven mainly Muslim countries from entering the United States.
Iranian engineer Nazanin Zinouri, with her dog Dexter, gets a hug from Emma Porter after arriving at the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport Feb. 6, 2017, in Greenville, South Carolina. Zinouri, a Clemson graduate, works for a technology firm in Greenville, South Carolina, and has lived in the United States for the last seven years. While attempting to return to South Carolina after a recent trip visiting family in Iran, she had been taken off her flight in Dubai as a result of the recent travel and immigration ban ordered by President Trump.
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Tawfik Assali, 21, center, of Allentown, Pa., embraces his sister Sarah Assali, 19, upon her and other family members' arrival from Syria at Terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Feb. 6, 2017. Attorneys said Dr. Assali's brothers, their wives and their two teenage children returned to Syria after they were denied entrance to the United States on Jan. 28 although they had visas in hand after a 13-year effort.
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Mustafa Aidid, right, a Somali national who was delayed entry into the U.S. because of the recent travel ban, is reunited with his brother Taha Aidid (left) at Washington Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Virginia, on Feb. 6, 2017.
Mohamed lye, carrying his 2-year old daughter Nafiso, plays with his 4-year-old daughter Nimo, carried by family friend Abdinasir Abdulahi, at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, after arriving from Amsterdam on Feb. 5, 2017.
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