Voices of the Banned

Women, children, and men from seven Muslim-majority countries fell under a temporary ban from entering the United States in January 2017. Uncertainty lies ahead for those hailing from Yemen, Sudan, Somalia, Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Libya whose hopes were to enter the United States in seek of refuge. Who are these people? What kind of reasons and realities bring them to the United States in the first place? Hear from them firsthand in this selection of documentaries from the Women's Voices Now archives.

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