Word on the Street 2–2–17

What is your reaction to the detention of two Syrian families at PHL?

“This country is based on inclusivity. Why, then, is (President) Trump not passing on to suffering people the same courtesy that his ancestors received when coming here?”

Anthony D.,

West Philadelphia

“It’s kind of sad that stuff like this is going on. There are too many people suffering for us to ignore them. Policies need to change.”

Dwayne Carson,

North Philadelphia

“This action continues the unfortunate Trump quality of acting without thinking about the repercussions with a kind of speed and recklessness that’s unfortunate.”

Scott Sheppard,

1500 block of Carpenter