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ACLU sues White House over immigration ban
by Max Greenwood
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Saturday sued the Trump administration on behalf of two men who were detained at an airport while traveling back to the U.S. because of President Trump's immigration crackdown.
The suit was filed on behalf of Hameed Khalid Darweesh and Haider Sameer Abdulkhaleq, two men from Iraq who were detained and threatened with deportation shortly after arriving at New York's Kennedy International Airport on Friday, hours after Trump's executive order was signed.
"President Trump's war on equality is already taking a terrible human toll," ACLU president Omar Jadwat said in a statement. "This ban cannot be allowed to continue."
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