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How Donald Trump's Policies Are Dismantling the Entire US Refugee Resettlement Program

How Donald Trump's Policies Are Dismantling the Entire US Refugee Resettlement Program

IT HAS BEEN four years since Deborah Jane was attacked by a gang of men led by her abusive ex-husband. The men scalded the then-39-year-old mother of four with acid as punishment for speaking out about the domestic abuse suffered by many women in her rural Ugandan community. Maimed and fearing for her life, Jane fled to Nairobi, Kenya, where, after a lengthy process, she won a coveted spot on the list of refugees to be resettled in the United States. She arrived alone in Columbus, Ohio, in January 2016, and immediately applied to have her children — the youngest of whom was 4 years old — to join her in the U.S. A year later, around the same time Donald Trump assumed the presidency, her paperwork was approved. “We just needed the children to do interviews, medical — a few things, and then they’d be able to come,” Jane told The Intercept, “But since then, there has been only silence.”

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Inside Saudi's Escalating Crackdown on Dissent

Inside Saudi's Escalating Crackdown on Dissent

Saudi Arabia’s Ban on Woman Drivers Comes to an End

Saudi Arabia’s Ban on Woman Drivers Comes to an End