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As Supreme Court Backs Travel Ban, Yemeni-Americans Grapple With Next Steps

By Farida Jhabvala Romero, KQED News

Majed Balawi has spent months and nearly $25,000 in his quest to apply for a visa for his wife, who lives in war-torn Yemen. Balawi, is a naturalized U.S. citizen and he worries his wife might not survive the ongoing bloodshed and famine faced by millions of people in that country.

"Yemen is not safe. I want to bring my wife here," said Balawi, 38, an Uber driver who has lived in San Francisco since 2009. "I can't go back to Yemen because there's a war."

Read the complete story at KQED News.