Lawyers from the immigration authorities and the American Union of civil liberties filed a lawsuit in Federal court in Brooklyn on behalf of two Iraqis – one a former employee of the U.S. government and her husband’s former security officer of the United States. The two men had visas to enter the U.S., but was detained Friday night in the International airport of a name of John Kennedy in new York a few hours after the orders of the President of the United States Donald trump to restrict entry of the seven Muslim countries. About it reports Reuters.
Mana Yegani, immigration lawyer in Houston, collaborating with the American immigration lawyers Association said that together with colleagues worked through the night taking calls from travelers with student and work visas, who were denied entry to the United States.
In addition, owners of Green card was detained and interrogated for several hours. Travelers with dual citizenship of Iran and Canada were not allowed to Board the aircraft. “These are people who come legally. They have jobs and they have vehicles here,” said Yegani.
On Friday, trump had signed a decree that restricted the entry of seven Muslim countries. The indignation of this decree have already expressed Facebook founder mark Zuckerberg. The Internet company Google encouraged its employees that are outside of the United States, to return to the country as soon as possible because of this decree.
Five passengers from Iraq and one from Yemen was denied boarding on a flight EgyptAir from Cairo to new York on Saturday after the signing of the trump of the decree.
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