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Trump’s executive order has left thousands of Somali refugees stranded in camps that are about to close


AFTER DECADES scraping by in dusty refugee camps in Kenya, Muhumed Mohamed Abdi was inally on his way out. He had led the ighting that erupted in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, after rival militias overthrew the government in 1991. After more than two decades of waiting in refugee camps, he and his family of four had secured seats on a light due to leave Nairobi for Missouri on January 30; the U.S. had accepted them under the U.S. refugee resettlement program. The 38-year-old had sold of everything he owned in Dadaab, the sprawling camp complex where hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees have lived since the early 1990s, and arrived in Nairobi, ready to start a new life.

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