This file photo taken on April 28, 2015 shows an overview of the eastern sector of the IFO-2 camp in the sprawling Dadaab refugee camp, some 470 kilometers north-east of the Kenyan capital Nairobi. / AFP / TONY KARUMBA
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The family eventually made it to Kenya -- except for his sister, who died after being raped by fighters who found them hiding in a forest.He spent nearly 22 years in refugee camps in Kenya, eventually marrying and having his own family, he said. As part of that policy, laid out in a memo Oct. 23, the administration has indefinitely banned the spouses or minor children of refugees already in the U.S. from joining them.Refugees in the U.S. each year petition for about 2,500 immediate family members to join them, the memo said.The motion seeks to block the administration from enforcing its ban in the plaintiff's case, as well as in the case of any other refugees in Washington state who seek to have their families join them.
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