The decision by President Donald Trump to impose a broad immigration ban on seven countries may have an impact he didn’t foresee.The ban, a 90-day moratorium on admissions and re-entry in the United States unveiled on Friday, isn’t about H-1B visa-holders specifically.

And it doesn’t grow out of the his voiced concerns about the use of that visa to displace U.S. workers.
Instead it affects tourists, business and student visas.

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Trump’s ban, issued through an executive order, affects all visa types in seven countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.

The action is ostensibly intended as an anti-terrorism measure.
It targets some, but not all, Muslim-majority countries; Saudi Arabia, for instance, is not on the list.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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