Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe speaks about Pres. Donald Trump's ban on immigrants


Comstock's Deputy Chief of Staff Jeff Marschner said that their office has been in contact with the All Dulles Area Muslim Society - one of the largest Muslim center's in the region - ready to "assist any constituent or family member who is being detained at Dulles Airport".

President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order suspending the USA refugee program for 120 days and blocking entry by citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries for 90 days.

Virginia's Governor took a stand against President Trump's refugee ban this weekend, and now the state's Attorney General is demanding answers from the federal government. Don Beyer Jr. and Gerald E. Connolly of Virginia and John Delaney and Jamie Raskin of Maryland - visited the protest at Washington Dulles International Airport.

A federal judge in Brooklyn temporarily halted parts of Trump's sweeping executive order on Saturday as members of the worldwide community voiced their concern at the move.

Trump's order barred citizens of seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States for 90 days.

Customs and Border Patrol agents ignored the orders of federal judges who said Donald Trump's travel bans are unenforceable, members of congress and civil rights attorneys said.

In addition to Syria, the other countries affected by the ban are Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen. This ban also included Syrian refugees indefinitely.

"If you know someone entering country, tell them not to sign anything before talking to lawyer", the ACLU tweeted. "He was held despite the fact that we gave the authorities advance notice of his arrival earlier today and, when I called later in the evening, they refused to say whether he had been released or was still in custody".

On Sunday, the Department of Homeland Security said it would continue to enforce the administration's executive order.

McAuliffe said that he was concerned about a family with children that was reportedly detained.

Demonstrators gathered at many USA airports, including Dulles, to show their support for refugees and others coming from the banned countries, which are all predominantly Muslim.