No African Citizens Granted Visas For African Trade Summit In California
No African citizens granted visas for African trade summit in California
Every single African citizen who requested a visa was rejected, according to the organizer of the African Global Economic and Development Summit
The US customs and border protection office at Los Angeles International Airport in California.
Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Reuters
An annual African trade summit in California had no African attendees this year after at least 60 people were denied visas, according to event leaders.
The African Global Economic and Development Summit, a three-day conference at the University of Southern California (USC), typically brings delegations from across Africa to meet with business leaders in the US in an effort to …