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Butterfly Story Collective Podcast

Stories shared by immigrants in the United States about their lived experiences 


May 9, 2018

Abrar Omeish shares her experiences growing up Muslim in a post-9/11 United States and how that has shaped her passion for social justice and public service. The daughter and granddaughter of Libyan immigrants, Abrar shares how her family has been kept separated by the current ban on people from Libya entering the U.S. She also reflects on how the ban, and islamophobia more broadly, have affected the psychology and social behavior of Muslims in her community.