Yemeni Mom Overcomes Travel Ban to Finally Hold Dying Son

Citizens from Yemen and four other mostly Muslim countries, along with North Korea and Venezuela, are restricted from coming to the United States under the travel ban enacted under President Donald Trump.

  • Published 20 December 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After battling U.S. immigration authorities for more than a year for the right to enter the country and flying halfway around the world, a Yemeni mother finally got to hold her dying 2-year-old son. A photograph released late Wednesday by Council on American-Islamic Relations shows Shaima Swileh cradling her son Abdullah at a hospital in Oakland where he is on life support. Swileh arrived at San Francisco International Airport on Wednesday… Read at AP News