June 29, 2017

LA Times: Civil Rights Lawyers and Protesters Return to LAX as the New Trump Travel Ban Takes Effect

Shayan Modarres, legal counsel for the National Iranian American Council, said the ban represented a “new low” by “targeting grandparents of American children.” “It’s a lot of heartbreak, a lot of sadness and confusion,” he said. “To say that somebody’s grandparents present a national security threat or a risk to the U.S. underscores how absurd this Muslim ban really is.”

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