Dozens of Iranian Americans Report Being Detained and Harassed at U.S. Border

Nicole Rojas
Feb 10, 2020 - 7:14
Dozens of Iranian Americans Report Being Detained and Harassed at U.S. Border

Dozens of Iranian Americans crossing into the U.S. are reporting that they have been detained, questioned and harassed by Customs and Border Protection agents. The reports come amid escalating tensions between Washington D.C. and Tehran following the assassination of General Qassim Suleimani via a drone strike order by President Trump. An estimated 200 people were reportedly held by border agents, questioned and asked to share their opinions on Iran and the situation in the Middle East. More than 100 people of Iranian descent reported being delayed at Washington’s border, The New York Times...

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