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Trump Administration Offers A New Travel Ban


The following is an excerpt from JILL COLVIN AND MARK SHERMAN | September 26, 2017 | abcnews.go.com |

The Trump administration says new measures to restrict immigration are required to keep the nation safe.

President Donald Trump has signed a measure imposing new restrictions on travelers from a handful of countries. And that includes five that were covered by his travel ban that expired Sunday.

The indefinite restrictions apply to citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen and North Korea. As part of the presidential proclamation, the U.S. will also bar the entry of certain Venezuelan government officials and their immediate families.

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