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International Travel and the Recent Executive Order

On September 24, 2017, President Trump issued Proclamation 9645 implementing an indefinite entry bar for certain countries. The proclamation, pursuant to Section 2(e) of Executive Order 13780, designates eight countries for partial or full restrictions on entry to the U.S.: Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen.

The Proclamation 9645 restrictions are country-specific, and tailored to the situation of each individual country. For more information, please see the resources below.


Additional Information & Resources

NAFSA Executive Order Travel Ban: NAFSA Resources
http://www.nafsa.org/Professional_Resources/Browse_by_Interest/International_Students_and_Scholars/ Executive_Order_Travel_Ban__NAFSA_Resources/

Court Order on Presidential Proclamation on Visas November 13, 2017
U.S. Department of State
November 13, 2017
https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/news/important-announcement.html

On November 13, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granted, in part, the government’s motion for an emergency stay of the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii’s October 17, preliminary injunction.


Ruling from the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
October 17, 2017
https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/4112197/10-17-17-IRAP-Opinion-Maryland.pdf

A ruling issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland enjoins the government from enforcing certain travel restrictions from Proclamation 9645 on applicants who have a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the U.S.


Ruling from the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawai’i
October 17, 2017
http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2017/images/10/17/watson.pdf

A ruling issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii blocks enforcement of the Proclamation 9645 bars on the following countries, effective October 17, 2017: Chad, Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, and Somalia. The Proclamation 9645 bars on North Korea and Venezuela were not included in the ruling, and remain in effect.


Presidential Proclamation 9645
U.S. White House
September 24, 2017
https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/09/24/enhancing-vetting-capabilities-and-processes-detecting-attempted-entry

Fact Sheet: The President’s Proclamation on Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
September 24, 2017
https://www.dhs.gov/news/2017/09/24/fact-sheet-president-s-proclamation-enhancing-vetting-capabilities-and-processes