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Muslim New Jersey Mayor Says He Was Interrogated About Terrorists At JFK Airport


A Muslim New Jersey mayor is speaking out about a case of alleged profiling at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport ― saying he was held for three hours last month while Customs and Border Protection officers asked him whether he knew any terrorists.

On Friday, the North Jersey Record reported that Prospect Park Mayor Mohamed Khairullah says he was detained at Kennedy for three hours in August and questioned by CBP officials. He was returning from Turkey, where he’d visited relatives with his wife and four children and met with the mayors of various towns.

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