ICE stopped Benghazi refugee comedian Mohanad Elshieky on a bus trip to accuse him of being illegal alien

When they came for the comedians, we would not stay silent. Mohanad Elshieky certainly wouldn’t. Elshieky, named one of Conan’s Comics to Watch in 2018 as well as one of Thrillist’s Best Undiscovered Comedians in America last year, revealed that ICE agents boarded his Greyhound bus this morning in Washington state, and accused him of being an illegal alien. Elshieky, born and raised in Benghazi, Libya, came to America legally as a refugee granted asylum. He has a valid work permit, which allows him to perform as a professional stand-up comedian here. And his career is on the rise....

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