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Trapped: Diasporas from Travel Ban-Affected Countries Reflect, One Year Later

Shortly after prayer on a mild winter day, men stop to exchange pleasantries along Brooklyn’s Atlantic Avenue, before heading back to work. It’s a normal occurrence on an ordinary weekday, in what has been a tumultuous year for the New York neighborhood’s Muslim-faith community. The diverse congregation at Masjid Al-Farooq, the local mosque, includes immigrants from Yemen, Chad and other travel-restricted countries. The community’s outlook — on the one-year anniversary of President...

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