Robot allowed into US for competition, but no visa for Afghan girls who made it

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All-girl team of robotics students must watch machine compete at international contest in Washington via video link after entry permits refused

Two Afghan girls refused visas to the United States for a robot-building competition have said they were mystified as the contest’s organisers said teams from Iran and Sudan as well as a de facto Syrian team had gained visas.

The unusual story of the Afghan all-girl team of robotics students emerged as the United States grapples with the legality of President Donald Trump’s order to temporarily ban travel from six Muslim-majority countries.

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