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Trump travel ban comes into effect for six countries

People from six mainly Muslim countries and all refugees now face tougher US entry due to President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban. It means people without “close” family or business relationships in the US could be denied visas and barred entry. Lawyers took up positions at US airports, offering free advice. But there was no sign of the… Read More »

Judge rejects US administration’s request to clarify order halting travel ban

  Demonstrators protest outside the office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) against Trump’s revised travel ban on March 16, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.(AFP Photo) A federal judge on Sunday rejected the US government’s request to clarify his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. US District Judge Derrick Watson said nothing was unclear about his… Read More »

Migrant crisis: EU ‘to back’ visa-free travel for Turkey

The European Commission will give conditional approval for Turks to travel without visas to Europe’s passport-free Schengen area, sources have told the BBC. Visa liberalisation was offered in return for Turkey taking back migrants who crossed the Aegean Sea to Greece. But Turkey must still meet EU criteria, and the visa deal needs approval by the European Parliament… Read More »