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Iranian Northeastern University Student Deported from Logan Airport

HeadlineJan 22, 2020

In Boston, an Iranian student attending Northeastern University was detained at the airport and then deported from the United States, despite arriving to Boston’s Logan International Airport with a valid student visa Sunday. Twenty-four-year-old Mohammad Shahab Dehghani Hossein was deported Monday even though a Massachusetts district court judge granted him an emergency stay of removal. In response, the ACLU of Massachusetts said, “Given the Trump administration’s xenophobic policies and CBP’s troubling practice at Logan Airport of sending students with valid visas back to Iran, it is shameful that the government defied a federal court order and deported Shahab without due process.”

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