NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Trump administration’s journey ban has a Brooklyn physician stranded in Sudan.
Dr. Kamal Fadlalla had not seen his household within the virtually two years he’s been a resident at Interfaith Hospital in Brooklyn.
He flew to Sudan for a go to and was imagined to be return in early February however moved up his flight when colleagues urged him to get again to the U.S., WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman reported. He made it so far as the gate on Friday earlier than being turned away.
“He had a legitimate visa, legitimate airline ticket, and he was prevented from boarding,” stated Dr. Eve Kellner, head of the Committee of Interns and Residents. “He’s actually involved and scared.”
Fadlalla labored his entire life to get so far and now he’s caught, Kellner stated, including that the union has a lawyer working to attempt to discover a solution to get him again into the nation.
“We’re taking a look at totally different flight patterns to see if there’s any means we will get him again in a well timed method,” Kellner stated.
President Donald Trump’s government order bars vacationers from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen from getting into the U.S. The ninety-day ban was imposed Friday.
Kellner stated she is aware of of a minimum of one different physician who’s in limbo.
“Finally, I consider it’ll throw the entire healthcare system into chaos if this continues,” Kellner stated.
Others have additionally been affected, together with a CUNY doctoral scholar who was advised she wouldn’t be capable of return to New York after visiting household in her native Iran throughout winter break.