With the recent tensions going on between Iran and America, there is confusion among travelers to USA from Iran, whether or not they’d be let in or denied entry. Here’s what we know so far.
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Travel to US for US Citizens of Iranian Descent
CBP (U.S Customs and Border Protection) can, of course, detain and question anyone seeking to enter the US to check and ascertain their U.S citizenship and what they are carrying to the U.S.
However, reports are coming in on social media that U.S citizens of Iranian descent are being questioned for hours together at US Canada border and denied entry. (Source – Vox)
US Customs and Border Protection Refusing Entry for Iranians
An official tweet from CBP has cleared the rumors that the CBP does not refuse entry for Iranian-Americans because of their country of origin.
Can you enter USA if you’re an Iranian?
If you hold a U.S visa and a valid passport or is a U.S citizen of Iranian descent, then yes you have all the rights to enter U.S.A.