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After SCOTUS decision on travel ban, local family deals with repercussions

Jun 27, 2018

Demonstrators rally in Washington, D.C., last fall against the Trump administration's travel ban, which was argued before the Supreme Court Wednesday.
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Mohammad AlFayad is from Syria, and lives in Rochester with his wife and young daughter. He and his family have started the long process of applying for family visas for his parents, who still live in Damascus. But after the Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision to uphold President Trump’s travel ban, AlFayad is unsure whether he and his parents can be reunited in the US.