American Journalist and Family Detained and Harassed at U.S.-Canada Border

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 Ignore the sign at the United States’ border crossing near Buffalo, New York claiming those coming in from Canada will be treated with courtesy, dignity and respect. An American journalist says that’s far from what happened recently when returning home.

A producer with National Public Radio’s “On the Media” program says the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents who interrogated her and her friends and family while they attempted to return to the States, following a recent wedding in Toronto, Ontario, were anything but courteous.

Sarah Abdurrahman told NPR that she attempted to cross into the U.S. at Niagara Falls earlier this month on Labor Day when CBP agents stopped her entire party and subjected them to around six hours of questioning.

All six people in the car were American citizens, she said. Read more here.