LATE UPDATE 4:02 PM: Husham Al-Hussainy, iman of Karbalaa Islamic Educational Center, told WJBK that Mike Hager’s mother actually passed away on Jan. 22, five days before Trump’s ban was announced. It’s unclear from the follow-up story whether Hager’s mother was a green card holder. WJBK was unable to reach Hager to ask about the discrepancies in his account.
A Detroit business owner said his ailing mother, a green card holder, died this weekend after Iraqi officials refused to allow her to board a plane back to the United States because of President Donald Trump’s ban on immigration and travel from seven majority-Muslim countries.
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