Since 2014, some Central American youth were given temporary permission to join their parents in the US. The government acknowledged the danger they were in. But now, the Trump administration has canceled the programs that brought them. Meet one family, who waited 15 years to reunite, but whose time is almost up.
"They make me bleed inside every time I talk to them," says Saber Askar, a US citizen from Yemen, with family still in the war-torn country. "I don’t know what to do. Every time I call, I’m afraid they're not going to answer anymore."
When she was 14, Xiomara picked up a gun and joined Colombia's Marxist guerrilla group, the FARC. She stayed in the wilderness for 15 years. Now she faces the challenges of thousands of other women who have left the rebel group: how to come back.
Life is full steam ahead for this Syrian family, recently resettled in California. But post-Paris, they've noticed stares from strangers and worry that their relatives, hoping to come to the US too, may not be allowed in anytime soon.
Amer Mohammad says he has no future in Turkey, where he is not allowed to work or gain refugee status after fleeing ISIS occupation. Like some 2 million other refugees there, he doesn't have many good options and doesn't know when countries in Europe will find a solution.
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