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Man Says He Was Removed From US Plane for Speaking Arabic

A California student who came to the United States as an Iraqi refugee says he was unfairly removed from a Southwest Airlines flight earlier this month because he was speaking Arabic. Khairuldeen Makhzoomi, 26, said he was removed from the flight at Los Angeles International Airport after a fellow passenger raised concerns as Makhzoomi spoke in Arabic in a phone call with his uncle. Makhzoomi attends the University of California, Berkeley. He said he was calling his uncle to tell him...

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