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

For families with roots in countries singled out by President Trump’s travel ban, this holiday season is a particularly complicated time to explore what being American truly means. In the fourth video of our “Banned Recipes” series, a Iranian American chef shows us how to make Iranian morghe torsh, an aromatic chicken…

Trump's executive order harms far more than the 20,000 refugees frozen out by the ban

Mamdouh AlRamadan, a 28-year-old data architect living in New York City, learned of President Trump’s so-called “Muslim ban” while reading the news on Saturday morning. He was immediately confused and concerned about his future. He’s a refugee from Aleppo, Syria, and the U.S. was now under an executive order barring…

This star of an Oscar-nominated film is boycotting the Academy Awards over Trump's immigration policy

Actress Taraneh Alidoosti may not be a household name in the United States, but in her native Iran, she's about as big as it gets: A multi-award winning actress considered one of the nation's best in the past decade. Think of her as Iran's Meryl Streep. And like Meryl, Alidoosti is not taking President Donald Trump's…

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