NewsFlash! Trump to Sign New Travel Ban Executive Order Today06 Mar 2017
Updated Later in the day on March 6, 2017
This order has been signed. The travel ban is set to go into effect March 16, 2017.
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Later today, President Trump is expected to sign an executive order that will implement a new travel ban. Per an Administration fact sheet, the travel ban will apply as follows:
“For the next 90 days, foreign nationals from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen who are outside the United States on the effective date of the order, do not currently have a valid visa on the effective date of this order, and did not have a valid visa at 5:00 eastern standard time on January 27, 2017, are not eligible to travel to the United States. The 90-day period will allow for proper review and establishment of standards to prevent terrorist or criminal infiltration by foreign nationals.”
The fact sheet further notes that the executive order does not apply to lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders) or dual nationals traveling on a passport issued by a non-designated country. A copy of the fact sheet, and a corresponding Q&A, is available on the Washington Post website.
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