Blumenthal To Refugee Kids: “We’re Proud Of You”

by Allan Appel | Feb 2, 2018 2:50 pm | Comments (1)

Omar Moussa and his parents arrived from Syria two years ago after spending four years in a Jordanian refugee camp. He was 17 — the same age as U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s father in 1935 when he arrived from Frankfort, Germany, then in the initial throes of the Nazi takeover.

However, Blumenthal’s father in 1935 did not face the heart-breaking political and bureaucratic obstacles to bring over the rest of his family, which are now being confronted by Omar’s remaining siblings in Jordan and Lebanon.

That’s thanks to Donald Trump’s Executive Order(s) 13769/13780, known as “the Muslim” ban.

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