The researcher, Mohsen Dehnavi, holds a visiting work visa that was issued in May.
Boston Children's Hospitalsaid in a statement Tuesday that Dr. Mohsen Dehnavi was prevented from entering the country with his wife and three young children despite holding a J-1 visa for visiting scholars.
An Iranian researcher, his wife and their three children - the youngest of whom is 7 months old - have been detained at Logan Airport since Monday.
CBP spokeswoman Stephanie Malin was quoted by Washington Post as saying: "This individual was deemed inadmissible to the U.S. based on information discovered during the CBP inspection".
Susan Church, the former chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association of New England, says the detention of Dehnavi and his family sends the wrong message to the global community.
Boston Children's Hospital said in its statement that it "hopes that this situation will be quickly resolved and Dr. Dehnavi and his family will be released and allowed to enter the U.S", and that the hospital is "committed to doing its utmost to support Dr. Dehnavi and his family".
It was not immediately clear why the doctor and his family were being detained and the hospital did not give a reason, though some speculated that it resulted from the recent decision to allow parts of Trump's ban against citizens from six countries. Dehnavi texted him to say he was in line to have his visa checked, but Mohammad hasn't heard from him since, Statnews reports. "They were so anxious".
'The travel ban and the whole anti-immigrant mood coming from the very top of this administration certainly affects their ability'.
Prasant Desai, an immigration attorney working on behalf of Boston Children's Hospital, says Dehnavi and his family were detained as early as noon on Monday. Another Iranian scientist, Seyed Soheil Saeedi Saravi, had his visa suspended just days before his was set to travel to the us for a research fellowship at Harvard.
Advocacy groups, including the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Iranian American Council, have suggested that the Dehnavi family's detention may be in violation of the Supreme Court order. Desai says U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials at Logan Airport have not provided any details of the detention and have denied Dehnavi access to a lawyer.
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