Trump blamed for not letting refugees needing expensive treatments into America

Seriously ill refugees with diseases like cancer and heart disease are being denied access to America and free medical care (free for them, that is), and the WaPo says Donald Trump is to blame. One is a 9-year-old Somali child in Ethiopia with a congenital heart disease that cannot be treated in a refugee camp. Another is a 1-year-old Sudanese boy with cancer. A third is a Somali boy with a severe intestinal disorder living in a camp that doesn't even have the colostomy bags he needs. After President Trump's executive order last week, their resettlement in America was put on hold. Now, the organization responsible for processing refugees in sub-Saharan Africa, Church World Service, says that order could be their death sentence. The Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said Monday that 20,000 people in precarious conditions would be banned from traveling to the United States under the 120-day suspension on refu­gee admissions...(Read Full Post)
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