Trump Administration Unveils Expansion Of Travel Ban.
Daily Caller: The Trump administration announced travel restrictions on six new countries Friday, adding to the list of countries that is already placed under a travel ban.
During a conference call with reporters, officials with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the rollout of travel restrictions on Burma (Myanmar), Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania. An official said that inclusion of these governments is due to their inability to meet certain security standards.
“Whenever foreign nationals present themselves in the U.S., authorities must be able to answer three basic questions to determine if they are admissible: Is this person who they claim to be? Do they pose a threat to security and public safety? Do they qualify for admission based on the Immigration and Nationality Act? However, the foreign documents presented to U.S. cannot always be verified,” a DHS official explained. read more