Her 13-Year Old Son Is in America. She Is Stranded in Djibouti. What Can a Yemeni Mother Do?

July 17, 2018
The Intercept

...Hundreds, if not thousands, of Yemeni-Americans who fled a three-year war at home have been stranded in Djibouti because of the travel ban, which has virtually stopped immigration from Yemen — blocking business, visitor, lottery, or family reunification visas for Yemenis. Although refugees are exempt, their arrivals have plummeted and advocates say that applicants from the banned countries face additional processing. A report published by the legal advocacy organization Center for Constitutional Rights estimated that 1,000 passports belonging to Yemeni family members of U.S. citizens were being held at the embassy in Djibouti as of March. ...

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July 23, 2018