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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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A traditional pot of Yemeni coffee, mixed with cardamom and ginger, is served with a Yemeni sweet honey bread at a new Yemeni coffee shop in Dearborn, Mich. Owner Ibrahim Alhasbani sees himself as part entrepreneur, part cultural ambassador for his home country. Zahir Janmohamed hide caption

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Muslim and civil rights groups and their supporters in Washington, D.C., protest the Trump administration's travel ban in October. The Supreme Court said Monday the ban can be fully enforced for now. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court OKs Trump Travel Ban Pending Lower Court Rulings

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Muslim and civil rights groups and their supporters gather at a rally against what they call a "Muslim ban" in Washington in October. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Trump Travel Ban Allowed To Take Partial Effect

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People marching in the "#NoMuslimBanEver" rally in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday. Organized by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the march was in response to President Trump's most recent travel ban, which has now been partially blocked by a federal judge in Hawaii. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Judge In Hawaii Blocks Trump's Third Attempt At Travel Ban

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A demonstrator holds a sign protesting the travel ban in Honolulu in June. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday sued the latest ruling against the Trump administration's order. Caleb Jones/AP hide caption

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The Supreme Court left in place a lower court's broadened definition of close family members who could be exempt from the travel ban, including the grandparents and cousins of a person in the U.S. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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The new instructions affect people applying for visas at U.S. embassies and consulates in six Muslim-majority countries, including the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, shown here in 2009. Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Critics of President Trump's travel ban hold signs during a news conference with Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin on June 30 in Honolulu. Caleb Jones/AP hide caption

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U.S. Challenges Hawaii Judge's Expansion of Relatives Exempt From Travel Ban

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A woman walks with a Syrian flag during a rally for World Refugee Day across from the White House in Washington, D.C., on June 20. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin speaks at a news conference in Honolulu in March. His office has asked a federal court to review the Trump administration's definition of close family, in the context of the travel ban. Marco Garcia/AP hide caption

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Muslims and supporters gather on the steps of Borough Hall in Brooklyn, N.Y., during a protest against President Trump's temporary travel ban in February. Kathy Willens/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Revives Parts Of Trump's Travel Ban As It Agrees To Hear Case

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Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin speaks to media outside the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Seattle on May 15. The court has largely upheld a preliminary injunction blocking President Trump's travel ban from going into effect. Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters gather outside the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle last month as judges prepare to hear arguments on the revised travel ban. This week, the Justice Department took its challenge to blocks on the ban to the U.S. Supreme Court. Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals building in Richmond, Va., was the site of a court hearing on President Trump's revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries earlier this month. A 13-judge panel has ruled that the ban should continue to be blocked. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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People protest outside as the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals prepares to hear arguments on President Trump's revised travel ban in Seattle on Monday. Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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