The protests began Saturday as foreign nationals - including legal permanent residents of the United States - were detained at airports around the country. Eleven people were initially held in Atlanta, though the majority of them were released by late Saturday night.
In a statement Sunday, Trump said the order isn't about religion, but about "terror and keeping our country safe.
In Atlanta, the Falcons were given a send-off rally Sunday, just hours before hundreds of protesters began gathering at Hartfield-Jackson Airport.
» MORE: LIVE UPDATES: Hundreds now gathered at airport to protest Trump immigration order
By late Sunday afternoon, the majority of the tweets using the “#RiseUp” hashtag were Falcons-related, though around a quarter of tweets were still from protesters.
As the Falcons prepare to clash with the Patriots next Sunday, readers can follow full coverage from Houston at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's Falcons page.