What bullshit. She, and the country she was from was not “banned.” Her lawyer told her she could have a problem but there was nothing about this person that would have gotten her in trouble or set off a flag.
To many people are over reacting to what was a poorly implemented program for checking on people wanting to come to the USA from countries that were known to want to send terrorists here to do harm. Obama listed these countries before he left office. The next president, Trump, simply had the balls to implement it but simply did it wrong.
But nothing, nothing, nothing in this whole story stopped this photographer from going to Amsterdam to speak and judge.
Way too much is being made of this. The system will smooth out and the system is meant to protect American living in the USA. If that bothers you then head the hell out of the states to some other country. You may be shocked to learn what they do to people.
A renowned photojournalist has spoken out after she was forced to cancel her planned attendance at the World Press Photo event in Amsterdam due to complications from Trump’s travel ban.