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Trump administration announces new travel ban

3 months 4 weeks 16 hours ago Sunday, September 24 2017 Sep 24, 2017 September 24, 2017 7:46 PM September 24, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
WASHINGTON - Travelers from eight countries will face restrictions on entry to the U.S, ranging from a total ban to more targeted restrictions, under a new proclamation signed by President Donald Trump Sunday.
  
The new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen, will go into effect on October 18. Officials stressed that valid visas would not be revoked as a result of the proclamation.
  
Some countries will face full bans. Others are more tailored, such as restrictions impacting Venezuela, which will only apply to certain government officials and their families
  
Trump's controversial ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires Sundays, 90 days after it went into effect.

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