Palestinian Harvard freshman denied entry into US

Palestinian Harvard freshman denied entry into US

Ismail Ajjawi, a 17-year-old Palestinian student living in Lebanon was admitted to study medicine this fall at Harvard University. US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) denied him entry on Friday at Logan International Airport in Boston. Ajjawi said the denial had to do with politically oriented social media posts by his friends. CBP spokesman said that the decision was based on an inspection

Tom A
Tom A
porcus
porcus 7 months

Why is this news? You are not held accountable for what others have said or published online but you for darn sure are held accountable for who you associate with. And rightly so.

Paul C
Paul C 7 months

"...requiring nearly all applicants for U.S. visas to submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers." As if an actual terrorist would give his real information. Whatever thin hope of security that this process supposedly adds is laughable.

Dawlben
Dawlben 7 months

My question is what did he post? Was some of it deleted? Did he post remarks on those friends' posts?

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