Yale doctoral student from Iran talks travel ban

- FILE - Yale University (WTNH)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– A Yale doctoral student from Iran is currently out of the country and worried he won’t be let back in the U.S. because of the travel ban.

Thirty-year-old Ali Abdi has a green card but hasn’t even tried returning to the U.S. yet.

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“It makes me feel like I cannot consider U.S. home anymore. Home for me is a country where I feel safe, comfortable, secure, and welcomed,” said Abdi.

Abdi is currently in Dubai.

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