Say They Were Detained, Interrogated, Harassed For Hours
Immigration agents at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport
have some explaining to do, after they allegedly harassed three
Finnish musicians who arrived at MSP in September for a tour in
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"They threatened us with severe punishments if we talk
to each other. Through the walls, I can hear officers yelling,
screaming. They ask about the purpose of our trip -- except we are
only allowed to give yes-or-no answers. I try to talk about our
plans to meet with Finnish-American folk musicians. Nobody listens.
They interrupt me constantly and they yell, 'You are a
Source: From a complaint filed by musicians
Ninni Poijärvi and Mika Kuokkanen. Immigration agents at
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport allegedly harassed a
trio of Finnish musicians who arrived at MSP in September for a
tour in Minnesota.