Standing next to her mother, Samar Alwahiri, 3-year-old Laila Alamri, of Yemen, tries to make a heart shape with her fingers at Los Angeles International Airport, Feb. 8, 2017, in Los Angeles. Donald Trump's travel ban left Yemenis stranded in and elsewhere. Jae C. Hong | AP
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Trump’s Muslim Ban Shuts Door to Those Fleeing US-Backed Destruction of Yemen

Yemenis whose applications were rejected include a mother breastfeeding her infant son, a U.S. citizen; the teenage son of a U.S. citizen who would likely be conscripted into a militia if returned to Yemen, and a five-year-old girl whose mother is a U.S. citizen.