OAKLAND, Calif | Boy dies after Yemeni mom fought US travel ban to reach him

OAKLAND, Calif | Boy dies after Yemeni mom fought US travel ban to reach him

OAKLAND, Calif — The 2-year-old son of a Yemeni woman who sued for a waiver from the Trump administration’s travel ban to be with the ailing boy in the United States has died, an advocacy group said.

Abdullah Hassan died Friday at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Oakland, where his father, Ali Hassan, brought him in the fall to get treatment for a genetic brain disorder, the Council on American-Islamic Relations said. A funeral is scheduled for Saturday afternoon.

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