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On June 28, 2017, the U.S. Department of State issued a memorandum to consular posts implementing the President’s Executive Order 13780, which temporarily halts travel to the United States of citizens and nationals from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.  On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court partially upheld the […]

28 June 2017 On March 6, 2017, President Donald Trump issued a memorandum calling on the heads of the U.S. Departments of State and Homeland Security to implement protocols to “enhance the screening and vetting of applications for visas and all other immigration benefits”, with a focus on “ensuring the […]

By Robert F. Loughran 29 April 2017 marked the 100th day of Donald J. Trump’s presidency, the period in US politics that sets the tone for the remainder of his four-year term. Although President Trump attempted to push through other measures, US immigration policy appeared to be the focus of […]