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A Yemeni woman and a girl, displaced from the coastal city of Hodeidah, sit at a shelter in Sanaa, Yemen, on Aug. 17. Thursday's airstrike took place near Hodeidah. picture alliance/picture alliance via Getty Images hide caption

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Nageeb Alomari, an American citizen, was attempting to bring his family to the U.S. from war-torn Yemen when the Trump administration instituted its now successfully-upheld travel ban, which included his home country. Wesaam Al-Badry for NPR hide caption

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A Yemeni-American Wanted To Bring His Family Home. Then Came The Travel Ban.

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A man carries a wounded child to the hospital Thursday after the Saudi-led coalition carried out an airstrike on a crowded area in Houthi-controlled Saada province. At least 29 children under the age of 15 were killed in the attack, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross. Stringer/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Folders full of immigration paperwork line the shelves of Faisal Alhashadi's office in New York City. An immigration specialist who works in the Bronx, Alhashadi has been advocating on behalf of Yemeni nationals visiting and living in the U.S. Melissa Bunni Elian for NPR hide caption

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Protesters in Seoul demonstrate against a group of asylum seekers from Yemen, on June 30. Hundreds of asylum seekers from Yemen have arrived in South Korea's southern resort island of Jeju. Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Anti-Refugee Backlash In South Korea Targets Yemenis Fleeing War And Seeking Asylum

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A column of Yemeni pro-government forces, travels Wednesday about five miles south of Hodeidah international airport. Backed by the Saudi-led coalition, the fighters launched an offensive to retake the rebel-held Red Sea port city. Nabil Hassan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Yemeni fighters loyal to the government carry explosives and land mines believed to have been planted by Houthis on June 8 near Hudaydah. Nabil Hassan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A cholera treatment facility in Abs, Yemen became a ruin after Saudi-led strikes hit it, according to Doctors Without Borders. Doctors Without Borders - Yemen hide caption

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Yemeni-American Fathi Alhuthaifi stands with his son Ahmed, 9. His wife has been denied a visa under the Trump administration's travel ban. Deb Amos/NPR hide caption

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Mohamed Hamza, a Bronx-based cellphone shop owner, is a U.S. citizen from Yemen. His 3-year-old son is also a U.S. citizen, but Hamza's wife and another child are not — and have not received visas to travel to the U.S. Hamza's wife and the two children are stuck for now in Djibouti. Melissa Bunni Elian for NPR hide caption

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Families Divided: President Trump's Travel Ban Strands Some U.S. Citizens Abroad

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Ola Ali Salim's husband vanished five months ago and is presumed dead. She fled Yemen by boat and now lives with her daughter at a refugee camp in Obock, Djibouti. Arezou Rezvani/NPR hide caption

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