Trump adds countries to travel ban & removes time-limit

President Trump has extended his travel ban to block most citizens from North Korea and Chad and government officials from Venezuela and their families from travelling to the US. They join Iran, Libya, Syria, and Yemen on the list, but Sudan has been removed and citizens from Iraq will only face extra scrutiny as opposed to an effective ban. In addition, the travel bans no longer have an expiry date. The White House’s press release is here.

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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