...Sarsan actually was granted a visa in October 2017 to enter the United States—but then, Saleh says, it was inexplicably delayed. “Usually it’s two days to a week,” he said. “They held her passport for six months.”
Then the travel ban went into effect, and the visa was revoked entirely.
That was against the stated policy of the Trump administration, which had promised not to revoke visas that had already been granted.
So the Center for Constitutional Rights Sued with Saleh as a plaintiff. Within one day of the suit being filed—and being covered in the press—Saleh’s wife’s visa was reissued. ...