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Afghan Robotics Team Denied Entrance Into U.S.

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A team of teenage Afghan girls were denied requests for travel visas allowing them to enter the United States for a robotics competition set to take place this month (Washington Post). This decision comes amidst the partial reinstatement of U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban on Muslim majority countries. Although Afghanistan is not on the […]

Somali Refugees in Kenya Blocked from United States

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Over 200 Somali refugees intended for resettlement in the United States have been unable to travel due to the U.S. travel ban. The United Nations stated approximately 13,000 Somali refugees have been approved by the United States Citizen and Immigration Services, but their resettlement has been halted due to the travel ban. Kenya has hosted […]