ADC Expresses Extreme Disappointment over DHS Decision to Deport Stateless Palestinians
Washington, DC | www.adc.org | July 11, 2012 -- The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) expresses great concern and extreme disappointment over a decision made by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to deport two Palestinian nationals whom are deemed stateless. The brothers, originally from Gaza, were taken by ICE and the U.S. Air Marshalls from their children in Texas and sent to Egypt. The brothers do not have permission to stay in Egypt. Further, due to the blockade of Gaza and Israeli polices they cannot enter Palestine. The brothers are currently detained at the airport in Cairo, and appear likely to l be detained indefinitely.
Earlier this year ADC, along with the Asylum and Human Rights (AHR) program of the Boston University School of Law, filed a