Trump tried, and failed, to keep this couple apart

An American woman and her Iranian husband have reunited in the US after President Trump's travel ban threatened to break up their marriage. Nine days after The Washington Post told their story, they got a waiver. But thousands more couples are still in limbo.

Before their last-minute reprieve the couple were left to communicate through video conferencing. The last time Olivia saw Yahyan face-to-face was in 2017.

This is their story as they reunite for the first time in over two years and talk about the challenges of navigating an immigration system, that has become hostile to those looking for a new life in the United States.

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