Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Indefinitely Bars Most Travel From Three African Countries

Trump's Revised Travel Ban leads to protest
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President Trump on Sunday issued a new order. This is indefinitely banning almost all travel to the United States from seven countries. This includes most of the nations covered by his original travel ban. Nations that cites threats to national security posed by letting their citizens into the country.

Starting next month, most citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad, and North Korea will be banned from entering the United States, Mr. Trump said in a proclamation released Sunday night. Citizens of Iraq and some groups of people in Venezuela who seek to visit the United States will face restrictions or heightened scrutiny.

People seeking access to the United States as refugees are not covered by the proclamation, officials said. Entry of refugees is currently limited by the president’s original travel ban. However, officials said the administration was preparing new rules for refugees within days.

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