Smitha Khorana is a journalist and fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School. She has contributed to The Guardian, BuzzFeed and Columbia Journalism Review. She is @smithakhorana on Twitter.
Yemeni-American Tells How the U.S. Separated Him From His Wife and Three Children
Qarwash Mohsn Awad lost his passport after his sister, amid nine hours of interrogation at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen, made a statement now said to be false and coerced.
Harrowing Treatment of Yemeni-Americans Demands Government Probe, Groups Say
Civil liberties groups ask the State Department to investigate dubious passport revocations and a failure to evacuate U.S. citizens after Yemen became a war zone.