Muslim ban afflicted mothers wait for Biden's inauguration to see children

Syrian mother Dahouk Idriss says she can’t wait for US President-elect Joe Biden to be inaugurated Wednesday, so she can finally visit her son for the first time in four years. Biden has pledged that, on his first day in office, he would reverse a ban ordered by Donald Trump on travel to the United States for citizens of many mostly-Muslim countries. “I’m counting the days until I get my next visa,” Idriss told AFP, sitting in her comfortable Damascus living room, surrounded by pictures of her far-flung children and late husband. The retired chemistry teacher in her sixties said she visited he…

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