The all-girl robotics team from Afghanistan that was initially denied entry to the United States for an international competition is taking home the silver medal.
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Their team shirts didn’t say “Afghanistan” and their name badges were handwritten, not typed, suggesting the last-minute nature of their entry into the United States. But the Afghan girls.. Source: CBS 3 Philly -
WASHINGTON (AP) — A robotics team of six girls from Afghanistan is taking part in an international competition in Washington, after clearing visa obstacles that prompted intervention from President.. Source: Wochit Headline News -
A girls team from Afghanistan can now compete in D.C. even though at first their visas were denied. The move comes after the girls made a 500 mile trip to Kabul and were turned down. Source: CBS 2 Chicago -