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January 28, 2017 UPDATE: Individuals detained at SeaTac Airport have been released
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Update: Sunday Jan. 29
According to both the ACLU and the office of Rep. Pramila Jayapal Two clients represented by Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, the ACLU of Washington and collaborating attorneys have been released from the custody of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at SeaTac airport. The ACLU noted in a post on their site that "One of the clients is an engineer originally from Sudan but now residing in the United Arab Emirates and was attending an engineering conference in the U.S. The other individual who was detained by CBP is a Yemeni citizen who was born in Saudi Arabia and was coming to visit family here in the U.S. Both clients expressed their gratitude for the support of so many Americans. While in the custody of CBP, they were able to watch coverage of the protests at the airport and they both expressed gratitude for those expressions of solidarity. "

Original Post Saturday Jan. 28
information from office of Rep. Jamila Prayapal

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