Petition update

State Department asks Qatar to allow Matt and Grace to return home.

Joanne Chin
Los Angeles, CA

Aug 1, 2014 — I want to give you an update about Matt & Grace. Yesterday, the U.S. State Department called on Qatar to lift the travel ban forcing them to stay in the country and asked for the Qatari government’s “assistance in providing a fair and expeditious conclusion to the proceedings.”

Read more from the New York Times:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/01/world/middleeast/us-seeks-couples-release-in-qatar-creating-tensions-with-a-crucial-arab-ally.html?_r=0

Their next court hearing is in October. I'll be sure to keep you updated and let you know other ways you can help.

Thank you for your continued support,

Joanne