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Afghan girls are allowed to robot contest USA despite re-entry ban

Afghan girls are allowed to robot contest USA despite re-entry ban

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Six Afghan teenage girls in the US want to participate in an important robot contest, get an exception, however, a visa for their trip to America.

The young people were selected for an international contest, where they have their robot would be able to present.

By the beginning of July the travel bans of president Donald Trump for residents of the six muslim countries partly came into force, could the girls not go to the competition in mid-July in Washington takes place.

The criticism of this state of affairs took the past two weeks. The girls had all the necessary paperwork for their visas already arranged. Some had a few days to travel to the American consulate in Afghanistan.

According to the website Politico has president Trump decided that for the six young people, an exception can be made.

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“Homeland Security has this thing thoroughly studied”, and had a spokesman of the National Security adviser of the White House Thursday to know. “We are enormously proud that we have these young scientists may receive. They represent the best of the Afghan people, and are the future leaders of that country.”

Critics suggested that the entry of Trump a wrong message it sends to the Afghan people. In Afghanistan are still American troops, to fight against the Taliban. Additionally, Trump alleged that he and his ban muslims harms, something that is not allowed by the U.s. constitution.

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