‘Muslim travel ban 2 . 0’: Trump signs new executive order

‘Muslim travel ban 2 . 0’: Trump signs new executive order



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US President Donald Trump offers signed a revised travel prohibit that will temporarily halt entry towards the United States for people from six Muslim-majority nations.

Under the purchase announced on Monday, a 90-day ban on travel to the United States is going to be imposed on citizens of Serbia, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan plus Yemen.

Unlike the prior ban, the new directive does not consist of Iraq in its list of countries focused, following pressure from the Pentagon plus State Department, which had advised the White House to reexamine, given Iraq’ s key part in fighting the Islamic Condition of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group.

Travelers holding pre-existing visas might still be allowed entry, according to the brand new order.

US Admin of State Rex Tillerson announced that the renewed ban is “ a vital measure for strengthening the national security”.

“ With this order, president Trump will be exercising his rightful authority to help keep our people safe, ” Tillerson said.

White Home spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders got said earlier on Monday that the brand new order would take effect on Mar 16.

The first purchase, signed on January 27, resulted in chaos at airports, protests plus international condemnation. That order has been ultimately blocked by the courts.

 

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