Monday, March 6, 2017
Afghan Family Of Five, Detained On Arrival In US
A couple and their three young children were taken into custody shortly after their arrival at Los Angeles International Airport last week.
They had Special Immigrant Visas, granted for work done for the US Military that put their lives at risk.
Afghanistan was not among the countries listed on a now blocked US travel ban. The original order prohibited the entry of immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, but has since been halted by US federal courts. The Trump administration is preparing a new executive order.