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N.Y. Photographer Suddenly Deported to War-torn Yemen Told ICE: “My Life is in Danger”

Hazaea “Anwar” Alomaisi says he feels like he’s living in a nightmare. The 42-year-old Yemeni photographer was unexpectedly deported from the U.S. on January 28 following a scheduled meeting with immigration officials.

Alomaisi, who had spent 22 years in the U.S., was told during his meeting with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that he was not allowed to go back home. Instead, the 42-year-old wildlife photographer was sent to the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny, New Jersey. 

Read more at The North Star.

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