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DOS issues vetting standards for countries under EO 13780 Travel Ban

  1. Date Announced

    July 12, 2017

    DOS issues a cable discussing the information it will require from each country to sufficiently vet nationals seeking a visa or other immigration benefit under Executive Order 13780. The cable is based on a report produced by the State Department in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security and the Director of National Intelligence. The report contains a classified list of countries preliminarily deemed as not meeting the required standards. [ID #689]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    July 12, 2017
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Subject Matter: Non-Immigrant Visas
Agencies Affected: CBP USCIS Bureau of Consular Affairs

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