According to the Wall Street Journal, the State Department is set to extend Friday's immigration and travel lockdown to other visitors coming and going from the U.S.
Trump's executive order bans all nationals from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the USA, which has thrown airports in the country into chaos and sparked protests in many US cities. In Section 6, Trump says the "Secretary of State shall immediately suspend the Visa Interview Waiver Program".
Should a visitor who hails from one of those countries, but travels on a passport from another country, attempt to leave of visit the US, they could find themselves stranded.
As per Judge Ann M. Donnelly of Federal District Court in Brooklyn, the USA government was "enjoined and restrained from, in any manner and by any means, removing individuals" who arrived in the country with valid visas or even with refugee status.
The AIT, a de facto embassy, represents USA interests in Taiwan in the absence of official diplomatic relations.
Urbom said that the "visa interview waiver program" is not the same as the "visa waiver program" (VWP), noting that conditions relating to the VWP overseen by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have not changed.
But given Trump executive order, that number may drop given the disparity in visa processes for citizens travelling between both countries, particularly with regard to visa fees. Included is a 90-day ban on travel to the U.S.by citizens of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen.The White House did not immediately make the wording of the decree public, but a draft text had been leaked to USA media earlier in the week and was widely reported on.So we stop refugees now.United States President Donald Trump signs Executive Orders in the Hall of Heroes at the Department of Defense in Virginia, January 27, 2017.It cited the Sept 11, 2001 terror attacks, saying: "The visa-issuance process plays a crucial role in detecting individuals with terrorist ties and stopping them from entering the United States". The order has already led to widespread confusion regarding implementation and enforcement.
One official told NBC that immigration officials could have been applying policies they assumed would be implemented under Trump.
Meanwhile, protests have erupted in the United States against Trump's executive order.