Father of boy on life support makes plea to unite family separated by Trump travel ban

Ali Hassan of Stockton makes a plea to unite his family on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. Hassan is the father of a boy on life support whose mother is stuck in Egypt, according to Hassan, due to the Trump administration’s travel ban.
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Ali Hassan of Stockton makes a plea to unite his family on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. Hassan is the father of a boy on life support whose mother is stuck in Egypt, according to Hassan, due to the Trump administration’s travel ban.

Sawsan Morrar covers school accountability and culture for The Sacramento Bee. She grew up in Sacramento and is an alumna of UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. She previously freelanced for various publications including The Washington Post, Vice, KQED and Capital Public Radio.