The Land of Confusion

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From Vixen Strangely at Strangely Blogged:

Things are different in Trump’s America, especially for travelers. It looks like ICE and CPB alike are feeling newly empowered, although what they are supposed to be doing differently under the Trump Administration is still a bit blurry–but here are some things that simply don’t seem alright at all that have happened lately:

Border Patrol Agents Stop Domestic Travelers at New York Airport  Now, CPB can explain that they were working with ICE to try to locate an individual asked to leave the country, but somehow, this sure looked to people caught up in it rather like they were being asked to sort out whether their “papers were in order”. The law cited referred to persons or items arriving from outside the US–but this was a domestic flight. This really feels twisted, to me.

Deported With A Valid U.S. Visa, Jordanian Says Message Is ‘You’re Not Welcome’  This is not a good message to give to the world.

British Muslim teacher denied entry to US on school trip  The last I checked, the UK is not part of the seven countries from which entry was supposed to be stopped, and this individual was not even a dual-citizenship holder. The only suspect thing was religion. This is bigotry.

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