| Trump announces new entry restrictions on Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen
| Monday, September 25, 2017
|Jihad Watch : This is fine, since there are only two choices: keep out some
harmless people or let in some harmful people. Trump is choosing the
former, but if he really wants to keep jihadis out, he is going to have
to extend the restrictions eventually to Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.
“Trump administration announces new travel restrictions,” by Laura Jarrett, CNN, September 24, 2017: Washington (CNN)The Trump administration has unveiled new
travel restrictions on certain foreigners from Chad, Iran, Libya, North
Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen as a replacement to a
central portion of its controversial travel ban signed earlier this
Chad, North Korea and Venezuela are new to the list of affected
countries. The new restrictions on travel vary by country and include a
phased-in approach. For the last three months, the Trump administration used an executive
order to ban foreign nationals from six Muslim-majority countries from
entering the US unless they have a “bona fide” relationship with a
person or entity in the country. Those nations include Iran, Syria,
Libya, Somalia, Yemen, and Sudan.
Individuals with that “bona fide” exception — such as a foreign
grandparent of a US citizen — can still apply for visas until October
18. After that date, the new restrictions on travel will begin.
|posted by Major D Swami (Retired) @ 10:15 AM