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New York's Yemeni bodega owners protest

Demonstrators participate in a protest by the Yemeni community against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn, New York City, February 2, 2017. Hundreds of New York City bodegas, grocery stores and restaurants owned by Yemeni Americans closed for hours on Thursday in protest against President Donald Trump's immigration policies, organizers said.

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Demonstrators participate in a protest by the Yemeni community against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn, New York City, February 2, 2017. Hundreds of New York City bodegas, grocery stores and restaurants owned by Yemeni Americans...more

Demonstrators participate in a protest by the Yemeni community against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn, New York City, February 2, 2017. Hundreds of New York City bodegas, grocery stores and restaurants owned by Yemeni Americans closed for hours on Thursday in protest against President Donald Trump's immigration policies, organizers said. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A sign saying "My family is detained at JFK" hangs in the window of a closed bodega during a Yemeni protest in Brooklyn. Bodega, a Spanish word meaning wine shop, is New York City slang for small stores selling everything from deli foods to newspapers and cat litter.

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A sign saying "My family is detained at JFK" hangs in the window of a closed bodega during a Yemeni protest in Brooklyn. Bodega, a Spanish word meaning wine shop, is New York City slang for small stores selling everything from deli foods to...more

A sign saying "My family is detained at JFK" hangs in the window of a closed bodega during a Yemeni protest in Brooklyn. Bodega, a Spanish word meaning wine shop, is New York City slang for small stores selling everything from deli foods to newspapers and cat litter. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn, New York City. 

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People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Demonstrators pray as they participate in a protest by the Yemeni community against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Demonstrators pray as they participate in a protest by the Yemeni community against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Demonstrators pray as they participate in a protest by the Yemeni community against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn, New York City. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Abdulrahman Shaehan closes his bodega during a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. The protests followed the decision by Trump's administration to put a four-month hold on letting refugees into the United States and to temporarily bar travelers from Yemen, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan and Somalia.

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Abdulrahman Shaehan closes his bodega during a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. The protests followed the decision by Trump's administration to put a four-month hold on letting refugees into the United States...more

Abdulrahman Shaehan closes his bodega during a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. The protests followed the decision by Trump's administration to put a four-month hold on letting refugees into the United States and to temporarily bar travelers from Yemen, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan and Somalia. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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People participate in a prayer during a protest by the Yemeni community against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People participate in a prayer during a protest by the Yemeni community against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People participate in a prayer during a protest by the Yemeni community against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. Many store owners and workers who shut up shop were going to rally and hold public sundown prayers outside Brooklyn Borough Hall.

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People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. Many store owners and workers who shut up shop were going to rally and hold public sundown prayers outside Brooklyn Borough Hall. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. Many store owners and workers who shut up shop were going to rally and hold public sundown prayers outside Brooklyn Borough Hall. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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A man reads a sign announcing the closure of a bodega during a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban, in Brooklyn. New York City is home to many immigrants from Yemen, a country of about 24 million in the Arabian Peninsula. Many live in Brooklyn, but some are in Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx.

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A man reads a sign announcing the closure of a bodega during a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban, in Brooklyn. New York City is home to many immigrants from Yemen, a country of about 24 million in the Arabian Peninsula. Many...more

A man reads a sign announcing the closure of a bodega during a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban, in Brooklyn. New York City is home to many immigrants from Yemen, a country of about 24 million in the Arabian Peninsula. Many live in Brooklyn, but some are in Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Demonstrators pray as they participate in a protest by the Yemeni community against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Demonstrators pray as they participate in a protest by the Yemeni community against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Demonstrators pray as they participate in a protest by the Yemeni community against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Saddam Farea stands inside his bodega before a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Saddam Farea stands inside his bodega before a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Saddam Farea stands inside his bodega before a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. "We're going to go out and support all our brothers and sisters who are detained in airports and in other countries that can't get back," Alaodyi said. "This is just not fair."

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People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. "We're going to go out and support all our brothers and sisters who are detained in airports and in other countries that can't get back," Alaodyi said....more

People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. "We're going to go out and support all our brothers and sisters who are detained in airports and in other countries that can't get back," Alaodyi said. "This is just not fair." REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Demonstrators participate in a protest by the Yemeni community against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Demonstrators participate in a protest by the Yemeni community against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Demonstrators participate in a protest by the Yemeni community against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. "We want to send the message that we're here," said Sulaiman Alaodyi, a 24-year-old cashier at the Best and Tasty deli in the borough of the Bronx, a bodega that is normally open around the clock. This was the first time it closed its doors since it started business nine months ago.

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People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. "We want to send the message that we're here," said Sulaiman Alaodyi, a 24-year-old cashier at the Best and Tasty deli in the borough of the Bronx, a...more

People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. "We want to send the message that we're here," said Sulaiman Alaodyi, a 24-year-old cashier at the Best and Tasty deli in the borough of the Bronx, a bodega that is normally open around the clock. This was the first time it closed its doors since it started business nine months ago. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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Ragehi Hussein prays in the basement of his bodega before closing his store during a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Ragehi Hussein prays in the basement of his bodega before closing his store during a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

Ragehi Hussein prays in the basement of his bodega before closing his store during a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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A man stands near a sign announcing the closure of a bodega during a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

A man stands near a sign announcing the closure of a bodega during a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

A man stands near a sign announcing the closure of a bodega during a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

People participate in a Yemeni protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in Brooklyn. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith
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