Harvard student denied entry into US due to friends' social media posts

CNET | 8/28/2019 | Sean Keane
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A Harvard student couldn't get into the country because his friends posted "political points of view that oppose the US."

The US government's probing visa applicants' social media profiles apparently resulted in a Harvard student being denied entry into the US on Friday. Ismail Ajjawi, who lives in Lebanon, was questioned for hours at Boston's Logan airport and ultimately had his visa canceled after immigration officials searched his phone and laptop, according to The Harvard Crimson.

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After the search, an officer questioned the 17-year-old about his friends' social media activity and told him she'd found some "posting political points of view that oppose the US," the...
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