08 mars 2017

French historian held for 10 hours at border

A renowned French historian who was on his way to a conference at a university in Texas was held for 10 hours and nearly deported when he arrived at Houston airport, writes Rory Mulholland for The Telegraph.
"I have been detained 10 hours at Houston International Airport about to be deported. The officer who arrested me was 'inexperienced'," Henry Rousso, who has written extensively about World War II France, tweeted. Officials from Texas A&M University said Rousso, an Egyptian-born Jewish scholar, had nearly been sent back to Paris as an illegal alien due to a “misunderstanding” over his visa when he arrived in the United States last month
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