The day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, millions across the world marched in support for women’s rights. A week later, after Trump signed a controversial executive order barring immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries and refugees, protests erupted at airports across the U.S. To bring context to these recent events, we used Legos to help visualize the protests and the numbers of refugees in the country.
By Felix Petermann, Siqi Lin and Jenna Fowler
We visualized the number of protesters at five major airports, following President Trump’s immigration ban executive order.
By Alec Glassford, Sejin Paik and Tara McCullough
The number of refugees coming from Iraq, Somalia and Bhutan has actually decreased or remained stable from 2014 to 2015.
By Bethney Bonilla, Dylan Tull and Tori Owens
In fiscal year 2016, the U.S. admitted 84,995 refugees – the highest number since the turn of the century. According to Pew Research analysis, only 10 states resettled the majority of refugees. Six of those states voted Republican in the 2016 presidential election.
This project was produced by Peninsula Press student reporters in Cheryl Phillips’ Public Affairs Data Journalism II class at Stanford.