Donald Trump has imposed strict restrictions on travellers from eight countries, three of which were not included in his original travel ban. The proclamation, which Trump administration officials say carries the weight of an executive order, spells out different restrictions for different countries, ranging from total bans for North Korea, Syria, Libya, Yemen, and Chad to just a ban on Venezuelan government officials and their families.
Some federal courts blocked the ban, but the U.S. Supreme Court allowed it to take effect in June with some restrictions.
Trump signed the initial travel ban during his first week in office, but it was met with immediate legal challenges, which have continued to hinder implementation of the full scope of the executive order.
According to Department of Homeland Security, the countries selected for the restrictions were chosen as they failed to share sufficient information with the United States or haven't taken the necessary security precautions.
Citizens of Iran will not be eligible for tourism and business visas, but remain eligible for student and cultural exchange visas if they undergo additional scrutiny.
Tweeting the updated list, Donald Trump wrote: "Making America Safe is my number one priority".
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke "has recommended actions that are tough and that are tailored, including restrictions and enhanced screening for certain countries", Miles Taylor, counselor to Duke, told reporters on a conference call Friday. Unlike the previous orders, Sunday's proclamation is meant to be in place indefinitely. Iraq was also removed from the ban. The original order temporarily banned people from seven majority-Muslim countries - Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Libya, Yemen and Syria - and all refugees.
This is the next step in what began as his travel ban from six Muslim nations.
Venezuela and North Korea are the only two non-Muslim majority nations on the list.
Senior administration officials say that the ban is now "condition-based and not time-based", so countries may come off the restricted list at some point.
Critics have accused the president of overstepping his authority and violating the U.S. Constitution's protections against religious bias.
In the case of North Korea, where the suspension was sweeping and applied to both immigrants and non-immigrants, officials said it was hard for the United States to validate the identity of someone coming from North Korea or to find out if that person was a threat.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on October 10 on whether the current ban discriminates against Muslims in violation of the U.S. Constitution, as lower courts previously ruled.
Her statement comes ahead of Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's address at the UN General Assembly on Thursday. We made engineers. "Whereas we produce IITs and IIMs, you (Pak) have produced LeT and Jaish-e-Muhammed".
Calling for worldwide solidarity, the Japanese leader warned that "there is not much time left" to defuse the North Korean threat. North Korea has been testing missiles at an unprecedented rate, and conducted its sixth nuclear test despite global condemnation.
While that could be part of an elaborate troll from the actor, it seems more likely that an executive told him to take it down. We've been asking for a new Star Wars : The Last Jedi trailer since we saw the first one at Star Wars Celebration in April .
The Nifty , after shuttling between 10,171.05 and 10,134.20, ended the day at 10,141.15 - lower by 6.40 points - or 0.06 per cent. The rupee , which sank to over a two-month low during the day, reflected the stock market dithering.
The currency has fallen more than 11 percent this year so far, as expectations for pro-growth, pro-inflation policies from U.S. President Donald Trump - the so called "Trumpflation trade" - have receded, making the Fed's monetary policy path trickier.
Rafael Benítez will no doubt see it as another winnable game as United look to establish themselves as top-half contenders. Striker Glenn Murray is back in contention along with captain Bruno after he recovered from a recurring back trouble.
Mourinho is confident that something special is growing at Old Trafford and says supporters around the world should be rejoicing. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? "If you want just a word, it's the happiness".
The US president said last Wednesday that he already made his decision in this regard but was still not ready to reveal it. Iran's state media showed video on Saturday of the successful test-launch, saying the missile had a range of 2000km.
General Assembly, called Kim "Rocket Man", and Kim threatened in a video to "tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire". China, the closest ally of North Korea, accounts for about 90 per cent of Pyongyang's foreign trade.
Hazard had made just three appearances off the bench for the Blues this season after breaking his ankle at the end of last term. He's got damage to his hamstring and we're hoping it won't stop him playing, but clearly at the moment he's a big risk.
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