Two-year-old Abdullah Hassan suffers from a serious genetic brain disease
the Disease affected in the beginning of his walk and taleevne. A few months ago was he and his father Ali (22), originally from Yemen, granted american citizenship to receive treatment at the barnehospitalet in Oakland.
the Treatment has however not yielded the desired results. The disease has worsened, and the little boy struggling to breathe on your own. The doctors think he has a short time left to live.Denied entry
Abdullahs mother, Shaima Swileh (21) is resident in Egypt, and refused to come to the united STATES to take a last farewell with his dying son. It announces the organization the council on american-islamic relations (CAIR).
Why is the president of Donald Trumps travel restrictions, which was introduced last summer. The ban applies to citizens from the eight countries with a predominance of muslim residents, including Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen , and was in June of this year declared valid by the Supreme court.
While Ali and Abdullah got the permission in time, was the mother's application delayed and later dismissed when the ban was introduced. When the specific family that the two should travel in advance.Trump with the new travel restrictions. Three new countries on the list
Swileh has applied for exemption from the reiseforbudet because of the extraordinary situation, but has so far not received any response, even if the time runs from the little family.
- All she wants is to hold him in your hand one last time, said the father to The San Francisco Chronicle on Sunday.
If I could have taken him away from respiratoren and on the plane, I would have taken him with her. But he would not clear.Will not comment on the case
The us department of state will, according to The San Francisco Chronicle did not comment on the case.
Ali tells the newspaper that he every time he call to ask about a status update on the wife's visa application, are met by an automated response that the application is to the treatment.
The american-islamic council says the family's story is extreme, but is symptomatic for the situation innreiseforbudet has caused many muslim families.
- To lose a child is something no parent should have to experience, but to not be allowed to be there when your child is about to die is completely beyond terrible, " says a lawyer in the organization, Saad Sweilem, in a press release.
From the crisis at our own borders to innreiseforbudet; this administration is doing everything in his power to undermine the rights of immigrants, and maintain a xenophobic agenda that is tearing families apart.Looking the world over for donors to the cancer Zainab