John Schirmer at the Nashville Leader (11 years old this week, quite an accomplishment in one of the country’s last two-newspaper towns) provides an update on a local college teacher, Molly Sirigiri, who was denied re-entry to the U.S. and forced to travel home to India rather than return to Nashville from a local church’s mission trip to Guatemala.

Her visa had expired.  The Cossatot Community College where she teachers biology is working to get a new visa and hopes to complete the process this m
onth, Schirmer reports in an article in this week’s Leader.