Monday, 3 February 2020

Details of the US Travel Ban

Trump and Buhari
The scope of the ban is sketchy at the moment, but clearly stated is that:
  • The restrictions will take effect on February 22
  • Trump administration claims countries added to the list did not meet specific security criteria
  • Issuance of visas that can lead to permanent residency WILL be suspended
  • Non-immigrant visas (visit, business and student), designated refugees, and temporary workers are EXEMPT from the restrictions
  • 'Some' applicants will be able to apply for waivers from the restrictions
President Trump on Friday added six countries to his list of nations facing stringent travel restrictions, a move that will virtually block immigration from Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria, and from Myanmar, where the Muslim minority is fleeing genocide. ...CONTINUE

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