Quantcast

US Embassy Brings 3-Month-Old In For Questioning - Gets More Bizarre

A family planned to travel from London to Orlando, Florida for their newest addition's first big vacation. The grandfather filled out the visa form for his grandson, and made a slight mistake. After that, the U.S. Embassy just couldn't stop eyeing that infant with suspicion.

Paul Kenyon, 62, was planning on taking his 57-year-old wife, Cathy, his 27-year-old daughter, Faye, her 31-year-old partner, their daughter, Ava, and new baby, Harvey, on a big vacation to America. At just three month's old, this would be Harvey's first trip.

Kenyon had to fill out ESTA visa waivers for his family through an automated system. The waivers are supposed to determine whether travelers meet eligibility requirements to visit the United States. Unfortunately, with all the mouse-clicking, Kenyon goofed when he was filling out baby Harvey's form.

One question on the form reads, "Do you seek to engage in or have you ever engaged in terrorist activities, espionage, sabotage, or genocide?"

Kenyon meant to select 'no', of course, but accidentally clicked the 'yes' box.

Harvey's visa was denied, and the U.S. Embassy in London summoned the child to interview him about his terrorist ties. Harvey doesn't exactly look like a hardened criminal, but the embassy was quite unamused about the mistake.

"I couldn't believe that they couldn't see it was a genuine mistake and that a three-month-old baby would be no harm to anyone," said Kenyon to The Guardian. "He's obviously never engaged in genocide, or espionage, but he has sabotaged quite a few nappies in his time... Though I didn't tell them that at the U.S. Embassy."

The trip got delayed, costing the family thousands of dollars, but Harvey was finally cleared. It wouldn't be surprising, though, if security was watching out for him.

Source: AOL
Photo: Radio Islam

Tell Us What You Think

More Fab Stories

It really doesn’t seem to matter what Ivanka Trump says or does. Somewhere out there, someone will find a problem with it. Oftentimes, it’s a...

Have you ever parked illegally because you didn't want to walk an extra block or two? Have you ever stopped at the gym in the middle of your...

America was stunned by the violence carried out at the protests by white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia last month. Possibly the only...

Fans of actor Ryan Phillippe were stunned when news broke on some shocking allegations that had been leveled against him. His ex-girlfriend, Elsie...

Former First Lady Michelle Obama seems to be enjoying her time in the private sector. We’ll all seen the hordes of pictures of her enjoying some...

Latest Fab Stories

A neighborhood is on the lookout for a female jogger. The jogger trots through the neighborhood about once per week, and always stops to take a...

This story is further proof that processed foods can include some nasty things.

George Giles, 57, worked for the Ventura Foods Facility in...

A hot-button issue these days is the rape culture that plagues college campuses and puts many women at risk. Victims even today are afraid to come...

Social media is a great platform for people to share pictures of their own babies and the fun things they do together. That may be fine for...

A mommy blogger took to writing on social media about a close call that really shook her. The mother had a difficult pregnancy, with a lot of ups...