Trump Ban Blocks 6-Year-old Syrian Boy and 1-Year-Old Sudan Boy With Cancer From Coming To the USA For Treatment
Mohammad Alkhaled, 6, is Syrian refugee living in Jordan diagnosed with Ewing Sarcoma. He was set to travel to the US for chemotherapy. He may not be able to come to the United States for much-needed treatment following Donald Trump's controversial immigration ban.
Will McAvoy, Host of News Night on ACN, has gathered a long list of similar cases.
- Arina Yaghoubi, 21, is a student at James Madison who has battled cancer. Her mom cannot go home and her father cannot enter the country.
- Another is a 1-year-old Sudanese boy with cancer.
- The family members of an Indianapolis area doctor dying of lung cancer, all of them immigrants, all of them with medical or doctoral degrees
- Maha Hussein, a Syrian refugee, is unable to visit her daughter in Turkey, who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
- Sahar Algonaimi, 58, was traveling to Valparaiso, Ind. to visit her mother who just had a mastectomy. She was denied entry into the country.
- Around 15,000 doctors working in the US are from the banned countries. They may not be able to travel outside the country for mission trips. For the record, that is around 2% of all doctors in the United States.
- Sara Hamad is the Sudanese native wife of a doctoral student. Her infant daughter is a US citizen. The two of them are unable to leave Qatar.