Lida Azizi, left, and Yasimin Yasinzadah, with Team Afghanistan, laugh as they get a signature from Poriya Mizbani, of Team Iran, during the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge in Washington. Because of President Donald Trump’s travel restrictions, the girls were initially barred from the country, and were nearly unable to compete.
Lida Azizi, left, and Yasimin Yasinzadah, with Team Afghanistan, laugh as they get a signature from Poriya Mizbani, of Team Iran, during the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge in Washington. Because of President Donald Trump’s travel restrictions, the girls were initially barred from the country, and were nearly unable to compete. Jacquelyn Martin AP
Lida Azizi, left, and Yasimin Yasinzadah, with Team Afghanistan, laugh as they get a signature from Poriya Mizbani, of Team Iran, during the FIRST Global Robotics Challenge in Washington. Because of President Donald Trump’s travel restrictions, the girls were initially barred from the country, and were nearly unable to compete. Jacquelyn Martin AP

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