The group of Afghan schoolgirls is taking part in a robotics competition in the U.S. but had their earlier visa request denied for unknown reasons. Afghanistan was never on the list of the six Muslim-majority countries included in Trump’s travel ban, reports the BBC. The Department of Homeland Security finally approved the girls’ visa request after a request from the State Department, which White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said was made due to an invitation from President Trump.MG
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