Hundreds Gather at Utah Airport to Greet Refugees (video)

UTAH — On Thursday, a refugee family from Afghanistan was greeted by a big crowd of Americans at the Salt Lake City International Airport.

Ali Hassan, his wife, and their five children left Afghanistan during the Taliban regime and lived in a Pakistani refugee camp for many years.

As the Hassans were preparing to leave for the U.S., President Trump issued an executive order temporarily stopping refugees from entering the U.S. via seven Muslim-dominant countries.

The Hassan family was the last group of refugees to enter Utah before the ban goes completely into effect.

About 300 people were gathered when they arrived. Many were seen holding up signs, banners, and balloons.

Ali Hassan told reporters: “Thank you so much for your warm welcome, this is the first time in our life that we are welcomed and you guys are so kind and nice.”

Watch the video of their arrival below.

 

H/T: H/T: Huffington News

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