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Mihalopoulos: Iranian scholars here balk at Trump travel ban

Feb 01, 2017 - Chicago Sun-Times

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If you once had to wear glasses but are reading this without them, you owe it largely to an immigrant doctor from Iran - one of the seven countries targeted by President Donald Trump's executive order.

Dr. Gholam Peyman's 1989 patent for laser eye surgery stemmed from his work at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary on Taylor Street, when he was a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

In 2013, Peyman was invited to the White House to receiv...