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Hospitals in Trump Country Suffer as Muslim Doctors Denied Visas to U.S.

"This year, we had about 34 J-1 refusals that were reported to us. This is kind of a historic number," said Iqbal, who chairs the Committee on Young Physicians, which is a part of the Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America. APPNA only knows about denials that rejected applicants reported to them, so it may be just the tip of the iceberg. Many reapplied, starting from scratch, and were successful, but started their programs late.
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