This Modern World: All thanks to increased funding for the U.S. Department Of Kafkaesque Cruelty
"Two Iraqi women whose husbands and children were killed by US troops during the Iraq war have been refused entry into the United States for a speaking tour. ...
In a piece of painful irony, the reason given for the rejection was that the women don’t have enough family in Iraq to prove that they’ll return to the country."
Of course, the real reason they weren't allowed entry:
"The women were invited to the US [to speak] for peace events"