The new Travel Ban goes in effect March 16, 2017
- Still considered a ban
- Continues to suspend entry of certain aliens from Iran, Libya, Sudan, Syria, Yemen and Somalia.
- Ban on refugees is still 120 days
- Allows for exceptions
- Cuts the refugee program in half
- Iraq removed from list
- Current Visa Holders are no affected
- Refugees already granted asylum in the system will be allowed in
- No longer contains language supporting the constitution or certain beliefs
- Syrian refugees are no longer banned indefinitely
Read the full Executive Order: Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States here.
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