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Scenes from the march for immigrants and refugees at Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Drums and chants, horns and tambourines: More than 1,000 people rallied at RDU Sunday to show their solidarity with refugees and immigrants targeted by President Trump’s executive order. That order, whose constitutionality is being challenged nationwide, temporarily bans immigrants and refugees from six Muslim-dominant countries; for a seventh country, Syria, the ban is indefinite.

Here are scenes from the rally.

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