The much-contested travel ban that has been a hallmark of President Donald Trump’s agenda is now in effect. After the US Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments for Trump’s revised travel ban, justices implemented a partial stay and removed the lower courts’ injunctions that initially blocked the ban. Now some people from six majority-Muslim countries will face restrictions on travel to the US. The Trump administration’s revised ban went into effect at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday, banning entry by people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen for 90 days and by almost all refugees for 120 days. Exceptions include those who were already issued a valid visa or who have “credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States.” Extended-family members like grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins may not claim a “close familial relationship” and are therefore not exempt, according to the State Department’s website. People engaged with someone residing in the US were initially excluded, but the government changed course when the ban took effect and allowed for their exemption. Minutes before the ban went into effect, Hawaii, one of the states where a federal court… Read full this story
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