Yemenis who left everything behind to come to the US have been stuck in Malaysia for months because of the discriminatory Muslim and Refugee Travel Ban.Yemenis who left everything behind to come to the US have been stuck in Malaysia for months because of the discriminatory Muslim and Refugee Travel Ban. 1) TAKE ACTION Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
- Urging the US embassy in Malaysia to process the Yemeni nationals’ diversity visas to the US despite the travel restrictions in place;
- Calling on the US State Department to make an exception for processing these applications despite the annual cap on diversity visas.
Contact these two officials by 6 November, 2017:
US Consul General Malaysia Matt Keene 376 Jalan Tun Razak 50400 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Fax: +60-3-2142-2207 Email: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/contact.html Salutation: Dear Consul General
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson US Department of State Harry S Truman Building, 2201 C St, NW Washington, DC, USA Email via web: https://register.state.gov/contactus/contactusform Twitter: @StateDept Salutation: Dear Mr. Secretary2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 221.17 Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy. ADDITIONAL RESOURCES