Here's what Jorge had to say:
"I arrived at the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) port of entry in Blaine on Sunday afternoon and met with three families who had ties to Iran; two were US citizens, the others were Legal Permanent Residents. One couple noted that there had been more families there earlier, one of whom had been held up for several hours. CBP claims that they were not 'detaining' people but this is only true if you define 'detain' to mean only to be placed in a locked room. These individuals were in a waiting area and could walk to the parking lot but were not free to go.
These families were not being allowed to enter the United States (their only home) and CBP was holding their passports so they couldn't go back to Canada even if they had wanted to do so. The people I made contact with there were held up for questioning for as long as 2 1/2 hours. But this wasn't as bad as it had been on Saturday. That evening I spoke to a permanent resident who spent 11 hours at this 'secondary screening' overnight along with over 40 others.
The only issue they all had in common (despite all being US citizens or Legal Permanent Residents) was their place of birth: Iran. By the time I left late that evening, all the people I had been in touch with had been allowed to continue their travels. I certainly had memories of January 2017 at SeaTac airport when the Muslim Ban was first implemented. I had to improvise with a hand-made sign (pictured above) to let people know help was available.
I wanted to share what I saw with you and confirm that border patrol agents were in fact engaged in a pattern of detaining (as in not letting into the country) Iranian-Americans for clearly extended periods of time in the past 36 hours."