Rad Cyrus, an Iranian immigrant and tech worker living in Shoreline, looks forward to evenings at home, when he gets to spend time with his wife by video chat. She lives in Tehran, and has been waiting years for a visa. 
(Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
Rad Cyrus, an Iranian immigrant and tech worker living in Shoreline, looks forward to evenings at home, when he gets to spend time with his wife by video chat. She lives in Tehran, and has been waiting years for a visa. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)

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