Tag: travel ban

September 27, 2017

Trump’s New Travel Ban

On September 24, 2017, the Trump administration imposed new travel restrictions on foreign nationals seeking to enter the United States from eight countries: Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen. Starting October 18, 2017, the travel ban applies to individuals of the designated countries who: (1) are outside the U.S. on the […]

March 11, 2017

New Event: Trump Travel Ban – Know Your Rights Conference Call

Trump Travel Ban – Know Your Rights Call-in – Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 12:30 p.m. CT. Are you wondering how the new immigration travel ban and other immigration restrictions affect your travel plans, your immigration case, or your business operations? Get your questions answered about the March 6 Executive Order and the current immigration landscape. […]

February 14, 2017

Trump Travel Ban Causes Uncertainty for Foreign Born Physicians and Rural Healthcare

The travel ban is on hold because the states of Washington and Minnesota sued the Trump administration, claiming that, among other things, the ban harmed residents and companies in their states. The IT and healthcare industries are the most likely to suffer from the ban, according to the lawsuit. A recent National Public Radio (NPR) […]

February 05, 2017

Travel and Refugee Ban Suspended For Now

By court order, the travel ban and refugee ban are suspended for now. However, the Trump administration has appeal the court order. Basically, the federal judge’s ruling in favor of the states of Michigan and Washington, temporarily stops the any actions under Executive Order until the court can fully consider the lawsuit. The lawsuit seeks […]

February 03, 2017

DOS Alert: Executive Order does not restrict the travel of dual nationals from any country with a valid U.S. visa in a passport of an unrestricted country.

The Department of State, which is the agency responsible for processing visa applications outside the U.S., posted this alert yesterday: “The U.S. government’s national security screening and vetting procedures for visitors are constantly reviewed and refined to improve security and more effectively identify individuals who could pose a threat to the United States. We welcome […]

February 03, 2017

The Rumors Are False. There is No Expansion of Travel Ban to Other Countries.

“Fake news” has been circulating that the travel ban and visa revocations have been or will be expanded to other countries. In response to these rumors, the Department of State (DOS) recently told the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) that there are NO current plans to add other countries to travel ban or visa restrictions […]

January 01, 2017

Trump Travel Ban Update for Immigrants and Their Employers – January 31, 2017

The recent Executive Order (E.O.) banning visas and travel to the U.S. for citizens of seven countries has caused turmoil and distress for immigrants, their families, and their employers or businesses. The E.O. also imposes other restrictions that could affect immigrants from other countries as well. We are constantly monitoring the situation and expect changes […]