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Yemeni-Americans stuck in Yemen say U.S. failing to help them, say there’s pattern of bias against them

Yemeni-Americans stuck in Yemen say U.S. failing to help them

Published in Detroit Free Press, Page 1a, on May 18, 2015

By Niraj Warikoo

Trapped in Yemen, metro Detroiters ask U.S. government for help, saying the failure to evacuate them is the latest example of the U.S. government discriminating against Yemeni-Americans

— Yemeni Americans say the failure to act is part of a pattern of bias they face from the U.S. government.”They’re treating us like we’re not Americans,” said Mahmoud Ali, a Dearborn resident who has an uncle, brother and cousin who have been stuck in Yemen since March.

Click here to read the full story in the Detroit Free Press. And accompanying story about differing views among Yemeni-Americans on the war in Yemen.

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