Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

 Muslim Utahn — and U.S. citizen — prevented from boarding plane back to U.S.

By:  Courtney Tanner

Yussuf Awadir Abdi, imam of Salt Lake City’s Madina Masjid Mosque, traveled to Kenya to pick up his wife and five children. While his family was allowed on the plane back to Utah, Abdi was told  he couldn’t board because the U.S. wouldn’t accept him. Abdi, though, has been a U.S. citizen since 2010. And Abdi’s wife and two of his children have visas; the other three children have passports. Read more here.

 

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