US Travel Ban
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.