President Donald Trump intervenes to help approve entry to the US for an all-girls Afghan robotics team

President Donald Trump intervenes to help approve entry to the US for an all-girls Afghan robotics team

Washington,July14:President Donald Trump intervened to help approve entry to the US for an all-girls Afghan robotics team, two senior administration officials told CNN.

The six girls on the team will travel to the US for next week’s FIRST Global Challenge, an international robotics competition in Washington that will be attended by teams from more than 150 countries.
The case received public backlash when it became public that the team’s visa applications to travel to the US for an international robotics competition were denied twice.
Members of a female robotics team arrive from Herat province to receive visas from the U.S. embassy, at the Hamid Karzai International Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, July 13, 2017.
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