Top Stories: Iranian Student And Family In North Texas Feel Effects Of Travel Ban | KERA News

Top Stories: Iranian Student And Family In North Texas Feel Effects Of Travel Ban

Feb 2, 2017

The top local stories this afternoon from KERA News:

President Donald Trump’s travel ban has affected many groups of people, including college students. Raha Pouladi is a PhD student in North Texas; she and her family were looking forward to a visit from her parents this spring. The problem? They live in Iran – one of the seven Muslim-majority countries included in the temporary ban. 

Other stories this afternoon:

  • Lisa Robison founded the Dallas non-profit Dwell With Dignity to help families emerging from homelessness create beautiful living spaces. The interior designer believes a comfortable home can help kids dream big – and keep parents on track with their goals. Each week in the Artist Spotlight, we follow the personal journey of a North Texas creative. Today, Art&Seek’s Hady Mawajdeh meets up with the interior designer and her team as they put the finishing touches on their latest project.

You can listen to North Texas stories weekdays at 8:22 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM.