Syrian Oscar contender Khaled Kateeb barred from entering US | Film | The Guardian

US immigration authorities have barred entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer who worked on a harrowing film about his nation’s civil war, The White Helmets, that has been nominated for an Academy Award.According to internal Trump administration correspondence seen by Associated Press, homeland security officials decided at the last minute to block Khaled Khateeb from traveling to Los Angeles for the Oscars.

Source: Syrian Oscar contender Khaled Kateeb barred from entering US | Film | The Guardian