Silver 2017 Editorial / Political

Yemeni-American Bodega Owners Shutter Stores To Protest Immigration Ban

  • Prize
    Bronze in Editorial/General News, Silver in Editorial/Political
  • Photographer
    Lori Hawkins

Men pray during a protest by ethinic Yemenis and supporters over President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning immigrants and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries, including Yemen on February 2, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. At least 1,000 Yemeni-owned bodegas and grocery-stores across the city shut down from noon to 8 p.m. today to protest the order. (Photo by Lori Hawkins)