Revised travel ban targets same seven countries, exempts green card holders

Revised travel ban targets same seven countries, exempts green card holders

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A new and clearer executive order by President Donald Trump is expected to be released this week.  The order will target the same seven Islamic jihadist breeding nations as in the first executive order excluding green card holders.

Fox News

…A senior White House official said the order will target only those same seven Muslim-majority nations, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Yemen, Sudan and Libya. Trump was forced to come up with a second order after federal courts held up his original immigration and refugee ban. The official said the order could come sometime this week.

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the order before it’s made public, said that green-card holders and dual citizens of the U.S. and any of those countries are exempt. The new draft also no longer directs authorities to single out — and reject — Syrian refugees when processing new visa applications. A new and clearer executive order by President Donald Trump is expected to be released this week.  The order will target the same seven Islamic jihadist breeding nations as in the first executive order excluding green card holders[…]

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