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    Teacher loses right of appeal

    A UK teacher was taken off the plane on which he was escorting British pupils on a visit to the USA. He's English born, brought up in Wales, and has never visited any of the listed countries. The only logical reason for a valid visa-holder being ejected from the flight is that his given name is Mohammed.

    Welsh high school teacher on class trip kicked off flight to US despite holding valid visa | Wales - ITV News

    He was actually half-way there in Iceland, where they had a one-day educational stopover, when he was "randomly" stopped, searched, and even let aboard the plane with his fellow teachers and pupils, before being removed. He was given no reason.
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    Re: Teacher loses right of appeal

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    A UK teacher was taken off the plane on which he was escorting British pupils on a visit to the USA. He's English born, brought up in Wales, and has never visited any of the listed countries. The only logical reason for a valid visa-holder being ejected from the flight is that his given name is Mohammed.

    Welsh high school teacher on class trip kicked off flight to US despite holding valid visa | Wales - ITV News

    He was actually half-way there in Iceland, where they had a one-day educational stopover, when he was "randomly" stopped, searched, and even let aboard the plane with his fellow teachers and pupils, before being removed. He was given no reason.
    If one takes security seriously, these thinhs will happen. Ted Kennedy had something similar happen to him at one point.

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    Re: Teacher loses right of appeal

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    A UK teacher was taken off the plane on which he was escorting British pupils on a visit to the USA. He's English born, brought up in Wales, and has never visited any of the listed countries. The only logical reason for a valid visa-holder being ejected from the flight is that his given name is Mohammed.

    Welsh high school teacher on class trip kicked off flight to US despite holding valid visa | Wales - ITV News

    He was actually half-way there in Iceland, where they had a one-day educational stopover, when he was "randomly" stopped, searched, and even let aboard the plane with his fellow teachers and pupils, before being removed. He was given no reason.
    I must have missed that. What I read said his name is Juhel Miah.
    Either way, it's disgraceful.
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    Re: Teacher loses right of appeal

    Quote Originally Posted by Manc Skipper View Post
    The only logical reason for a valid visa-holder being ejected from the flight is that his given name is Mohammed.
    If that is his name and he travels as Juhel Miah, then perhaps therein is the issue.

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    Re: Teacher loses right of appeal

    Quote Originally Posted by backpacker View Post
    If that is his name and he travels as Juhel Miah, then perhaps therein is the issue.
    I think I read it wrong. I think it means that had his name been Mohammed there might have been a valid reason but since it wasn't...
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    Re: Teacher loses right of appeal

    Quote Originally Posted by backpacker View Post
    If that is his name and he travels as Juhel Miah, then perhaps therein is the issue.
    She read his name from his passport, and that is the point the SHTF She didn't ask for his name.
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    Re: Teacher loses right of appeal

    Quote Originally Posted by joG View Post
    If one takes security seriously, these thinhs will happen. Ted Kennedy had something similar happen to him at one point.

    See Ben Franklin.

    You are NOT free when you allow unreasonable search and seizure and deny due process.

    I love the American right....all the drama and bluster over "American exceptionalism" the constitution and dare we mention the "founding fathers"....but when you mention a Muslim name, they cower in fear, wiping the sweat from their brow with the very same constitution they claim to defend.

    American exceptionalism was clearly displayed when Americans allowed the passage of the "Patriot act".

    You are going to have to change your attitudes under Trump. If he, as promised, stops illegal immigration, America will not have enough entry level workers to meet current demand, let alone all these so-called jobs that have been 'given away' which Trumps says he will "bring back".
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    Re: Teacher loses right of appeal

    I'm looking at the related articles and they sure are doing their damndest to make this a...

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    Re: Teacher loses right of appeal

    Quote Originally Posted by Fearandloathing View Post
    See Ben Franklin.

    You are NOT free when you allow unreasonable search and seizure and deny due process.

    I love the American right....all the drama and bluster over "American exceptionalism" the constitution and dare we mention the "founding fathers"....but when you mention a Muslim name, they cower in fear, wiping the sweat from their brow with the very same constitution they claim to defend.

    American exceptionalism was clearly displayed when Americans allowed the passage of the "Patriot act".

    You are going to have to change your attitudes under Trump. If he, as promised, stops illegal immigration, America will not have enough entry level workers to meet current demand, let alone all these so-called jobs that have been 'given away' which Trumps says he will "bring back".
    How do you know it wasn't just a problem with the guys passport and not because Trump and America are evil?

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    Re: Teacher loses right of appeal

    Quote Originally Posted by reinoe View Post
    I'm looking at the related articles and they sure are doing their damndest to make this a...
    Think many got that?
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