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Deaf traveler says she was denied an interpreter as she was held

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    Travelers wait in security checkpoint lines at Honolulu International Airport. In January, a deaf visitor from Japan says she was interrogated at the airport for seven hours, handcuffed and held overnight without ever having a sign language interpreter so she could understand what was happening.

A deaf visitor from Japan was interrogated for seven hours at Honolulu International Airport, handcuffed and held overnight without ever having a sign language interpreter so she could understand what was happening, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii. Read more

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