Trump's partial 'Travel Ban' to come into effect from Today
June 29, Washington DC: US President Donald Trump's partial travel ban which was approved by the supreme court will come into effect from today according to reports.
The Supreme court has ruled that the visas that have been approved will not be revoked, and new applicants from Syria, Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Iran and Yemen must prove a relationship with a parent, spouse, child, adult son or daughter, son-in-law, daughter-in-law or sibling already in the United States to be eligible. Similarly, grandparents, grandchildren, uncles,aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, fiancees or other extended family members are not close relationships, according to the new guidelines which, takes effect at 8 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Thursday (0000GMT on Friday).
Meanwhile according to reports, students, workers, journalists or lecturers who have a valid invitation or employment contracts in the U.S. will be exempted from the ban.
The Supreme Court on Monday had partially lifted lower court injunctions against Trump’s executive order and exempted applicants from the ban if they could prove a “bona fide relationship” with a U.S. person or entity.
The Oslo Times International News Network