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DOS implements Travel Ban after preliminary injunctions lifted

  1. Date Announced

    June 28, 2017

    Following the Supreme Court's lifting of the nationwide injunction on the travel ban, DOS cable states that Executive Order 13780's 90-day suspension of entry will be implemented worldwide at 8:00 pm (ET) on 6/29/17. No visas will be revoked based on the EO. It implements the Supreme Court ruling that applicants from the countries for which the travel ban suspends entry must have a credible claim of a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States to be exempt from suspension of entry. [ID #687]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    June 29, 2017
  3. Subsequent Action

    September 24, 2017

    Supplanted by Presidential Proclamation 9645, expanding the Travel ban to additional countries. See also related litigation: 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).

    **Litigation is listed for informational purposes and is not comprehensive. For the current status of legal challenges, check other sources.**

    Presidential Proclamation 9645: Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats

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