Farzi Mostatabi, second from left, organized the protest in Lafayette. Photo Nick Marnell
President Trump's Jan. 27 executive order keeping refugees from entering the country for 120 days and immigrants from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen and Somalia out for three months prompted one Moragan to action.
"I care about the U.S.A. I came here for my daughters to have a great future," said Farzi Mostatabi, who organized a daily protest at the corner of Mount Diablo Boulevard and Moraga Road to call attention to what she called "a nation that is no longer united.
"I want to give Trump a chance, but every time I hear him talk it gets darker and darker," said Mostatabi, undaunted by the raindrops and a Lafayette sky that got darker and darker. "This is a land of opportunity, but not so much anymore," she said.
A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order against the ban and the stay was still in place at press time. - N. Marnell