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Yemeni mother granted resignation from Trump's travel ban to see the dying 2-year-old son

Breaking News Emails Get deleted news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered everyday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Dec. 18, 2018 / 5:58 PM GMT By David K. Li and Abigail Williams A Yemeni woman has been granted permission from the United States to enter the country to see her 2-year-old son who dies in a hospital in California, said her backers Tuesday. Shaima Swileh &#821 1; whose child is suffering from a genetic brain relationship – had been ruled out under the Trump administrator's travel ban from visiting the United States to visit him at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland , California. The US-Islamic Relations Council, a non-party proponent group, published the family's situation this week. On Tuesday, the State Department Swileh gave an exception, CAIR said. "Yemeni mother Shaima receives #MuslimBan visa exemption to see her dying child in a California hospital. We get her here ASAP," the group tweeted. Swileh, a Yemeni citizen who lives in Egypt after fleeing from his country's warring civil war, may be in California already on Wednesday, her followers said. Swileh's husband, 22-year-old Ali Hassan, a US citizen with a family in California, took his son to the United States for treatment a few months ago, CAIR said. Abdullah Hassan, 2-year-old at UCSF's Benioff Chidren Hospital, Oakland. Courtesy Ali Hassan Hassan spoke to reporters on Monday. "I'm here today because my son Abdullah needs her mother," he says. said the father. "My wife calls me…

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Get deleted news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered everyday mornings.

By David K. Li and Abigail Williams

A Yemeni woman has been granted permission from the United States to enter the country to see her 2-year-old son who dies in a hospital in California, said her backers Tuesday.

Shaima Swileh &#821

1; whose child is suffering from a genetic brain relationship – had been ruled out under the Trump administrator’s travel ban from visiting the United States to visit him at UCSF Benioff Children‘s Hospital at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland , California.

The US-Islamic Relations Council, a non-party proponent group, published the family’s situation this week. On Tuesday, the State Department Swileh gave an exception, CAIR said.

“Yemeni mother Shaima receives #MuslimBan visa exemption to see her dying child in a California hospital. We get her here ASAP,” the group tweeted.

Swileh, a Yemeni citizen who lives in Egypt after fleeing from his country’s warring civil war, may be in California already on Wednesday, her followers said.

Swileh’s husband, 22-year-old Ali Hassan, a US citizen with a family in California, took his son to the United States for treatment a few months ago, CAIR said.

Abdullah Hassan, 2-year-old at UCSF’s Benioff Chidren Hospital, Oakland. Courtesy Ali Hassan

Hassan spoke to reporters on Monday.

“I’m here today because my son Abdullah needs her mother,” he says. said the father. “My wife calls me every day and wants to kiss and hold her son for the last time.”

Trump Administration’s travel ban, replacing two earlier versions blocked by lower courts, sends trips to the United States from seven countries, five of which are Muslims: Libya, Iran, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. The other two are North Korea and Venezuela.

State Department said Tuesday that it can not comment on individual cases. However, it is said that visa applicants from nations under the travel ban may be granted exceptions if they do not pose a threat to safety and if their absence from the United States would cause undue difficulties.

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