Asylum seeker confronts Republican senator
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Senator Grassley confronted by Afghanistan interpreter seeking asylum

Republican Senator Chuck Grassley faced tough questions from his constituents at a town hall meeting.

Among them was a man who worked as an interpreter for the US Armed Forces in Afghanistan who is struggling to secure asylum.

Zalmay Niazy asked for the senator's help as a new White House travel ban looms.

  • 23 Feb 2017