Oscar nominee Asghar Farhadi may be kept from ceremony by President Trump ban

NEW YORK — The Trump administration’s immigration ban means that an Oscar nominee, Asghar Farhadi, may not be able to attend the awards ceremony next month.

Farhadi is the director of “The Salesman,” which is up for the foreign language film award. He is Iranian. Citizens from Iran and six other majority-Muslim countries have been banned from entering the United States for the next three months.

Farhadi had no comment on the travel restrictions on Saturday. But Trita Parsi, the head...

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