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The Afghan girls robotics team will now be allowed into the U.S.

A team of Afghan girls who were denied entry to the U.S. to compete in a robotics competition are now going to be allowed in, thanks to ... President Trump?

Yep, you read that right.

SEE ALSO: This girls robotics team from Afghanistan was denied visas for a U.S. competition

In an incredibly ironic twist, Trump reportedly urged U.S. officials to change course and allow the team of girls competing in the FIRST Global Challenge robotics competition into the country after they had previously been denied visas at least twice. 

Trump reportedly became aware of the the girls' case and asked officials at the National Security Council if there was anything that could be done. Read more...

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