US Travel Ban

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Supreme Court upholds Trump's travel ban, restrictions come into effect

05 Dec 2017

Supreme Court upholds Trump's travel ban, restrictions come into effect

In a major win for Donald Trump, the US Supreme Court has upheld the president's third travel ban which denies the citizens of six predominantly-Muslim countries, Venezuela and North Korea, from entering the US.

Court allows Trump's travel ban to partially come into effect

14 Nov 2017

Court allows Trump's travel ban to partially come into effect

A California appeals court has allowed President Donald Trump's latest travel ban to partially come into effect.

Laptops pose fire-hazard in checked baggage; should be banned: Report

24 Oct 2017

Laptops pose fire-hazard in checked baggage; should be banned: Report

Global airlines are likely to ban laptops, tablets, and other personal electronic devices in checked baggage following a proposal by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

US: Court blocks Trump's expanded travel ban order

18 Oct 2017

US: Court blocks Trump's expanded travel ban order

A US Court has blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to expand his travel ban to eight countries.

North Korea, Venezuela and Chad brought under Trump's travel ban

25 Sep 2017

North Korea, Venezuela and Chad brought under Trump's travel ban

In a bid to make America safe again, the US has brought Venezuela, North Korea, and Chad under Trump's controversial travel ban.

Trump's refugee ban gets temporary reprieve by Supreme Court

12 Sep 2017

Trump's refugee ban gets temporary reprieve by Supreme Court

Last week, US President Donald Trump's temporary ban on most refugees suffered a legal blow after an appeals court blocked it.

Trump travel ban: People denied entry can reapply for visas

02 Sep 2017

Trump travel ban: People denied entry can reapply for visas

A legal settlement, reached at a US federal court, allows people who were denied entry into America because of President Donald Trump's first travel ban to reapply for visas.

US laptop ban on Kuwait Airways, Royal Jordanian lifted

10 Jul 2017

US laptop ban on Kuwait Airways, Royal Jordanian lifted

Restrictions on passengers on US-bound flights carrying laptops in the cabin have been lifted for Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian.

Restrictions on H-1B visa? O-IB, EB-1A visas come to rescue

03 Jul 2017

Restrictions on H-1B visa? O-IB, EB-1A visas come to rescue

With the growing impositions on H-1B visas, another kind of visas is gaining traction and that is the O-IB visa which is non-immigration visa per say.

Trump's travel ban partially comes into effect

30 Jun 2017

Trump's travel ban partially comes into effect

From midnight on June 29, US President Donald Trump's travel ban has partially come into force. People from six countries and refugees will now face tougher immigration processes.

Trump Travel Ban: Visa applicants must prove "close" family/business ties

29 Jun 2017

Trump Travel Ban: Visa applicants must prove "close" family/business ties

The White House has unveiled a new set of criteria for visa applicants from six predominantly Muslim countries and all refugees subject to President Donald Trump's travel ban.

SC partly lifts Trump's travel ban: what does it mean?

28 Jun 2017

SC partly lifts Trump's travel ban: what does it mean?

US President Trump welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to allow parts of his travel ban to go into effect.

Trump's travel ban: US Supreme Court allows part of it

26 Jun 2017

Trump's travel ban: US Supreme Court allows part of it

In what appears to be a victory for Donald Trump, the Supreme Court has let the present administration enforce its 90-day ban on travelers coming from the six Muslim-dominated countries.

Another federal court upholds block on Trump's travel ban

13 Jun 2017

Another federal court upholds block on Trump's travel ban

Yet another court has upheld a block on US President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.

US implements stricter screening methods for visa applicants

03 Jun 2017

US implements stricter screening methods for visa applicants

The US has started implementing stricter screening methods for visa applicants, like asking some about their social media accounts.

US visa new rules: Questionnaire asks for information for 15years

01 Jun 2017

US visa new rules: Questionnaire asks for information for 15years

US has introduced a new questionnaire for visa applicants that ask for details regarding social media handles for the last five years, and other information going back 15 years.

Laptop ban: US may ban laptops on all flights

29 May 2017

Laptop ban: US may ban laptops on all flights

US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said that the US is considering imposing a blanket ban on carrying laptops in the cabins of all fights coming in and leaving from the US.

New Visa rules: US to seek social-media details from applicants

05 May 2017

New Visa rules: US to seek social-media details from applicants

As part of the Trump's administration's augmented screening of potential immigrants and visitors, the State Department now expects to review social media, email addresses and phone numbers from certain visa applicants.

Trump's travel ban forces Emirates to cut flights to US

20 Apr 2017

Trump's travel ban forces Emirates to cut flights to US

Emirates announced that it would be reducing the frequency of flights to 5 US cities from May.

Reports: Trump administration may demand phone passwords from foreign travellers

05 Apr 2017

Reports: Trump administration may demand phone passwords from foreign travellers

White House officials are reportedly examining a new round of vetting procedures for foreign travellers entering the US, the Wall Street Journal has reported.

Electronic devices larger than cellphones banned on certain US-bound flights

21 Mar 2017

Electronic devices larger than cellphones banned on certain US-bound flights

In March, the US banned electronic devices larger than a cellphone on incoming flights from certain countries due to a security threat, said officials.

Travel ban: US judge blocks Trump's new executive order

16 Mar 2017

Travel ban: US judge blocks Trump's new executive order

On March 16, a federal judge blocked Trump's renewed travel ban, hours before it was scheduled to begin.