Celebrating American Holidays When You're From a Country Trump Banned: Syrian Edition

Thanksgiving is the quintessential American holiday. But for families with roots in countries singled out by President Trump’s travel ban, this Thanksgiving is a particularly complicated time to explore what being American truly means. In this first video of our “Banned Recipes” series, a Syrian American family opens their kitchen to show us how to make Syrian mahshi and talk about what life is like under Trump.

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