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Travel to High-Risk Areas What the State Department Can and Cannot Do in High-Risk Areas

In our travel information, there are certain countries and areas where we warn people not to go. In these high-risk areas, we are limited in our ability to provide consular services. We want you to know the danger of traveling to high-risk places and to strongly consider not going to them at all. Traveling to […]

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US Deports 84 Somalis to Home Country

FILE – A general view of Aden Adde airport in Mogadishu, Somalia, Oct. 24, 2017. WVNTR – (VOA) — Somali officials say the United States has deported 84 Somalis, including four women, back to their home country. Two planes carrying the Somalis arrived at Mogadishu’s Aden Adde International Airport on Friday. A spokesman for Somalia’s […]

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Hundreds Arrested Protesting Trump Administration’s Immigration Policies

Women hold signs as they protest the separation of immigrant families inside the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington. Jacquelyn Martin/AP WVNTR – (NPR) – Women hold signs as they protest the separation of immigrant families inside the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nearly 600 women were arrested […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Trump Travel Ban on Muslim Majority Countries

Protesters gather outside the Supreme Court while the justices heard arguments on the legality of President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban.Yuri Gripas / Reuters WVNTR – The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favour of President Donald Trump administration’s travel ban targeting people from several Muslim majority countries. The latest presidential proclamation maintains limits on […]

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All the ways President Trump is cutting legal immigration

WVNTR – (USAToday) – During a 2016 campaign stop in Illinois, then-candidate Donald Trump invited to the stage a man wearing a shirt that read: “Legal Immigrant For Trump.” Asked to say a few words to the crowd, the man chastised the media for missing a fundamental aspect of Trump’s candidacy: that he was opposed […]

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U.S. lifts travel ban on Chad citizens

WVN – Based on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) assessment, President Donald J. Trump signed a proclamation today announcing that the Republic of Chad has improved its identity-management and information sharing practices sufficiently to meet the baseline security standard of the United States. Chad nationals will therefore again be able to receive visas for […]

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US Supreme Court okays Trump’s latest travel ban

WVN – The US Supreme Court on Monday issued an order allowing full enforcement of President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban to go into effect while legal challenges are argued in lower courts. The revised order bans most travellers from Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Chad, Somalia, North Korea and Venezuela. Six of the countries have […]

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