All the Recipes That Immigrants From Trump's Banned Countries Cooked Up to Celebrate the Holidays

America, as they say, is a melting pot. And nowhere is that more evident than in the kitchens of immigrants who have come to the United States and brought with them ancestral dishes to add to our national palate. But for families affected by the Trump administration’s travel ban, cooking traditional recipes—especially…

Celebrating American Holidays When You're From a Country Trump Banned: Libyan 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 third video of our “Banned Recipes” series, a Libyan American shows us how to make her family’s favorite couscous dish.

Celebrating American Holidays When You're From a Country Trump Banned: Yemeni 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 second video of our “Banned Recipes” series, a Yemeni American opens up her kitchen to show us how to make Saltah, a dish designed…

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…

The White House Will Slash the Number of Refugees Accepted Into the U.S. to an All-Time Low

The Trump Administration plans to restrict the number of refugees admitted into the U.S. next year to 45,000 people— a historically low cap that no other president before Trump has ever set. In a State Department report delivered to congress on Wednesday, the White House also requested more stringent screening for…