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Up to 50 held at O'Hare on Monday for Trump immigration ban

Up to 50 held at O'Hare on Monday for Trump immigration ban

Between 40 and 50 travelers were held at O'Hare International Airport for additional questioning Monday, as concerns and confusion continued over President Donald Trump's immigration ban.

About 15 of those who were questioned had not cleared customs as of Monday evening, attorneys said. Of the 15, eight were Iraqis who had been on a flight from Jordan, according to passengers who spoke with the lawyers at O'Hare.

The Trump administration has issued conflicting statements on how green card holders should be treated under the executive order, a reflection of the chaotic rollout of the president's first major national security initiative. The Department of Homeland Security...

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