A lawyer says the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport.
- Holocaust Survivors Respond to Trump’s Refugee Ban With Outrage, Empathy
- Iranian Director to Send Proxies to Oscars in Protest Over Trump Travel Ban
- Which of America's Largest Companies Opposes Trump's Ban? New Website Tracks Them All
Chris Mancini told the Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky that 44-year-old Muhammad Ali Jr. and his mother Khalilah Camacho-Ali, the second wife of Muhammad Ali, arrived at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on February 7 after returning from Jamaica.
Mancini said officials questioned Ali Jr. for nearly two hours, repeatedly asking him, "Where did you get your name from?" and "Are you Muslim?"
Mancini said officials continued questioning Ali Jr. after acknowledging that he was Muslim. Ali Jr. was born in Philadelphia and holds a U.S. passport.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say they "cannot discuss individual travelers; however, all international travelers arriving in the U.S. are subject to CBP inspection."