Afghan Girls Twice Denied Visas Just Won Silver Medals
These Afghan girls who were twice denied visas to the United States were just given silver medals in recognition of their perseverance and cultural triumph.
The high school students were competing in the First Global Challenge – a robotics competition based out of Washington D.C.
Despite not being from any of the states that are currently subjected to travel bans, the girls had their visas rejected by the Department of Homeland Security. If they had not been granted access, they simply would have watched their robot compete via Skype.
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