Date AnnouncedJuly 1, 2018
DOS announces that in light of the Supreme Court's Trump v. Hawaii decision it will continue processing visa applications in accordance with Presidential Proclamation 9645 for the seven affected countries. [ID #728]View Policy Document
Effective Date of ChangeJune 26, 2018
Litigation is ongoing challenging waiver policies and practices under the Muslim Travel Ban. See: Arab American Civil Rights League v. Trump (2:17-cv-10310 01/31/17) (challenging lack of meaningful waiver process under EO-3 Muslim Travel Ban); Doe v. Trump (2:17-cv-00178) (on remand from 9th Circuit to address issue of mootness of preliminary injunction in Muslim Refugee Ban case); Emami v. Nielsen (3:18-cv-01587 03/13/18) (challenging lack of meaningful waiver process/guidance under EO-3—Muslim Travel Ban); IRAP/HIAS v. Trump (8:17-cv-00361; Fourth Cir. 19-1990)(challenging Muslim travel & refugee bans).
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Non-Immigrant Visas