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Trump ban worries refugees in Somalia : Many who have prepared to come to the USA are in limbo

Feb 01, 2017 - USA Today

Nearly 15,000 Somalis who fled their war-torn country to Kenya and planned to resettle in the United States are stuck in the world's largest refugee camp because President Trump suspended the U.S. asylum program.

They include 137 refugees who just days ago thought they would be boarding flights to the U.S. Now they are gripped with "fear, devastation, worry, panic and heartbrokenness," said Yvonne Ndege, a spokeswoman for the United Nations refugee agency.

Desperate Somalis had hoped...