21st century Indian removal
By Roberto Rodriguez
Story Published: Sep 8, 2009
Story Updated: Sep 3, 2009
Upon arrival recently from Mexico City, after inspecting my passport, a U.S. immigration official at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport instructed me to “Please go to door No. 2.”
When the same thing first happened to me at DFW several years ago, I replied: “Did I win a prize?”
This time, it was on the same day that Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was detained at Newark’s Liberty International Airport. Officially, Kahn was “not detained” for 66 minutes. His papers were simply checked and luggage misplaced.