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At First Denied U.S. Entry, Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Shows the World What They Can Do

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Published on Jul 19, 2017

An all-girls team from Afghanistan finally reached the U.S. to participate in a robotics competition. Their visas were denied twice by American officials until public pushback prompted President Trump to intervene. Special correspondent Kavitha Cardoza talks with some of the girls and Jeffrey Brown discusses how their story plays into wider immigration questions with Alan Gomez of USA Today.

This video originally aired on PBS NewsHour on July 18, 2017. ____________________

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