Rohingya Muslim Minority Imperiled By Myanmar Addition To U.S. Travel Ban

Rohingya Repatriation
In this Nov. 15, 2018, file photo, Rohingya refugees shout slogans against repatriation at Unchiprang camp near Cox's Bazar, in Bangladesh. Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. Dar Yasin, File / AP Photo
Rohingya Repatriation
In this Nov. 15, 2018, file photo, Rohingya refugees shout slogans against repatriation at Unchiprang camp near Cox's Bazar, in Bangladesh. Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday, Aug. 16, 2019. Dar Yasin, File / AP Photo

Rohingya Muslim Minority Imperiled By Myanmar Addition To U.S. Travel Ban

On Friday, the Trump administration added six countries to its controversial travel ban: Nigeria, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan, Tanzania and Myanmar.

Reset discusses how the expanded travel ban could be especially devastating for the Rohingya Muslim minority that is fleeing genocide, many of whom have settled right here in Chicago.

GUEST: Azeem Ibrahim, Chicago-based policy analyst and director of the displacement and migration program at the Center for Global Policy