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Retired police chief says he was 'unreasonably detained' at U.S. airport

Hassan Aden, 52, is a retired Greenville, N.C., police chief and a former deputy chief with the Alexandria police in Va. Aden says he was "profiled" at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport because of his name.

Former NC police chief detained at JFK for 90 minutes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina police chief whose mother is Italian and father is Somali said Sunday that he's disappointed with his country of 42 years after he was detained at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Eleven Passengers Board Planes at New York’s JFK Airport without Security Screening

Heading into President’s Day weekend, New York’s John F. Kennedy international airport Twitter account alerted travelers that with the anticipated increase in passenger volume, they should “allow extra time for on-airport travel, check-in...Show More Summary

Security breach allows unchecked passengers on flights at JFK: officials

Eleven people walked through an unscreened security lane at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Monday morning and apparently boarded flights to unknown destinations, officials told NBC News. None of them were checked by Transportation Safety Administration personnel, an airport official and senior law enforcement official said. Show More Summary

Confusion, questions and handcuffs met this Sudanese scholar at the airport

Customs and border protection were "trying to figure out what to do" when Nisrin Elamin arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Friday night, hours after President Donald Trump signed an executive order. Continue reading ? The post Confusion, questions and handcuffs met this Sudanese scholar at the airport appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

'Don't Be Afraid': How New York City's Taxi Drivers Stood Up Against Trump

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

This weekend, in the face of the White House’s executive order barring entry to anyone from seven Muslim-majority countries, the New York Taxi Workers Alliance stopped fares at John F. Kennedy International Airport, bringing attention to JFK just as thousands of other residents streamed in to fight the ban. It was a… Read more...

The Promise of J.F.K.: The Place Where America Meets the World

The approach to Terminal 4, at the John F. Kennedy International Airport, is traditionally a clogged and stumbling route. By car, most mornings, drop-off traffic has a way of backing up before the curb starts, leaving travellers to lurch from S.U.V.s and town cars and drag their bags across a life-sized Frogger game. Show More Summary

Uber Boycott Picks Up Steam After Ride Share Company Breaks NY Taxi Boycott That Supports Airport Protesters

Uber has become the target of a boycott because of the company’s ties to President Donald Trump and its decision to lift surge pricing at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday. Critics saw the latter move was an intentional effort to break the solidarity strike that New York City cab drivers were orchestrating in... Show More Summary

Here’s how Trump’s abrupt immigration ban sowed confusion at airports, agencies

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

After immigration agents detained two Iraqis on Saturday at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, their lawyers and two U.S. representatives accompanying them tried to cross into a secure area – and were stopped themselves. “Step back! Step back!” the agents...

Watch The Moment Protesters Found Out A Court Blocked Trump's Refugee Ban

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

"The stay has been granted." The crowd at #Terminal4 goes nuts pic.twitter.com/P09klb5fAK — Amol Sarva (@amol) January 29, 2017 Protesters erupted in cheers at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday evening upon hearing the...Show More Summary

Widespread Protests Break Out Across U.S. Airports After President Trump’s ‘Muslim Ban’

Hours after several protesters appeared at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport in support of Muslim refugees and travelers who were detained there, protests broke out across several airports around the country calling for an immediate end to the “unconstitutional” travel ban on Muslim immigrants. Show More Summary

Striking New York Cabbies Join Airport Protest Against Trump's Muslim Crackdown

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

New York City cab drivers turned mounting chaos at John F. Kennedy International Airport into even more of a snarl with a strike to protest President Donald Trump’s crackdown on refugees and support travelers trapped by his executive...Show More Summary

New York taxi union declares work stoppage in protest of Donald Trump's Muslim ban

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

The New York Taxi Workers Alliance, a nonprofit that works with the metropolis' more than 50,000 licensed yellow taxi drivers, called for a one-hour work stoppage at John F. Kennedy International Airport in protest of President Donald...Show More Summary

Hundreds protest Trump's Muslim ban outside JFK International Airport

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Two Iraqi men with valid visas filed a lawsuit against Republican President Donald Trump's administration after being denied entry to the U.S. at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Friday, arguing the president's executive order preventing citizens of Iraq and six other Muslim-majority countries from coming into the U.S. Show More Summary

Protests erupt at U.S. airports after refugees detained

Protesters congregated at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Saturday to protest President Donald Trump's order to halt entry to the U.S. from seven countries. Continue reading ? The post Protests erupt at U.S. airports after refugees detained appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Iraqi Interpreter For U.S. Army Detained At JFK: 'America Is The Land Of Freedom'

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Even in America’s darker days, there is light. An Iraqi man who was detained at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, following President Donald Trump’s executive order targeting Muslims and refugees, said he still loves America. Iraqi interpreter released, excited to be with his family. Show More Summary

'Let Them In!': Protesters Storm JFK Airport to Demand Release of Detained Iraqis

Terminal 4 in the John F. Kennedy International airport in New York City was overrun by protesters on Saturday demanding the release of two Iraqis...

Muslim woman assaulted at JFK airport; man charged with hate crimes

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A Massachusetts man who yelled that President Donald Trump “will get rid of all of you” faces nine hate crime charges for assaulting a female Muslim airline employee at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, authorities said. Robin Rhodes, 57, of Worcester is accused of...

Man Accused of Attacking Muslim Worker at JFK Airport

A Massachusetts man is accused of attacking a Muslim airline employee at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, allegedly kicking and shouting obscenities at the woman and telling her that President Trump "will get rid of all of you," authorities say. The Queens District Attorney's Office said Robin Rhodes...

This is the airport lounge that's all about 'unparalleled luxury'

Over the past decade, New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport has made a concerted effort to improve customer experience and integrate a higher level of luxury amenities. One of the most recent and impressive additions is the...Show More Summary

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