Immigration Law

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How CBP Routinely Terrorizes U.S. Citizens at the Border
Posted on 29 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Earlier this month, OTM producer Sarah Abdurrahman, her family, and her friends were detained for hours by US Customs and Border Protection on their way home from Canada. Everyone being held was a US citizen, and no one received an explanation.... Read More

Tags: cbp , detained , border

Bollywood Superstar SRK (Shah Rukh Khan) Detained Again by CBP at LAX
Posted on 15 Aug 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Variety, Aug. 12, 2016 - "Top Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan was Thursday stopped and detained by immigration authorities as he entered the U.S. at Los Angeles Airport. It is at least the third time the superstar has been hauled over by U.S. border... Read More

Oscar-Nominated Director Emad Burnat Detained by CBP at LAX
Posted on 20 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Emad Burnat, the Palestinian who co-directed the Academy Award-nominated documentary "5 Broken Cameras," was reportedly detained at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday night as he attempted to enter America to attend the Oscars... Read More

Tags: lax , burnat , cbp , detained

American Citizen, NYPD Cop, Combat Veteran Detained for Hours at JFK, Threatened by CBP
Posted on 16 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nicholas Kulish, New York Times, May 15, 2017 - "Syed Ali is an American citizen, an officer in the New York Police Department, a combat veteran and a major in the United States Army Reserve. But none of that made a difference at passport control... Read More

Tags: ALI , cbp , jfk , detained