• A former Afghan interpreter who reportedly helped US troops was detained in Texas and threatened with deportation

    5 monthes ago - By Chron

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    A former interpreter who served alongside US troops in Afghanistan was detained at the international airport in Houston with his wife and five kids after traveling to the US from Kabul.
    While the man's wife and children were temporarily released into the US in response to pressure from Democratic lawmakers, 48-year-old Mohasif Motawakil reportedly remains in the custody of the Customs and Border Protection agency.
    The reason for the detention is reportedly because someone opened sealed medical records, causing officials to question the authenticity of the family's...
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