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Family Still Doesn't Know Why US Halted Disneyland Plans

The Department of Homeland Security hasn't said why the Muslim family was barred from flying to the U.S.

By Kate Grumke | December 23, 2015

A British Muslim family had a trip to Disneyland all planned.

But U.S. authorities barred them from boarding their flight at the airport.

"We were devastated. We had planned this trip for months; the kids were excited," Mohammad Tariq Mahmood told The Guardian.

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Mohammad Tariq Mahmood told ITV no one in his family had ever been to Syria, been arrested, or been involved in a terrorist organization.

U.S. Homeland Security hasn't said why the family wasn't allowed to come to the U.S.

A member of Parliament has asked the U.K.'s prime minister to challenge the U.S. over its decision.

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