"What Have We Done?" Somali Child In Columbus Asks As New Trump Travel Ban Unveiled – Columbus Dispatch
"What have we done?" Somali child in Columbus asks as new Trump travel ban unveiled – Columbus Dispatch
Alissa Widman Neese The Columbus Dispatch @AlissaWidman Jessica Wehrman Dispatch Washington Bureau @JessicaWehrman
WASHINGTON — After uproar, revisions and several delays in release, President Donald Trump issued a new 90-day travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries Monday, arguing the move will keep the country safe from terrorist attacks.
Shortly afterward in Columbus, Omar Hassan of the Somali Community Association fielded a question from one of the younger members of the region’s Somali community.
“What have we done?” the child asked.
Hassan’s reply was swift: “We haven’t done anything wrong.”
Somalia is one of six countries — Sudan, Syria, Iran, …