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POTUS issues Presidential Proclamation, removing Chad from Travel Ban

  1. Date Announced

    April 10, 2018

    Presidential Proclamation removes Chad from the restrictions and limitations of Presidential Proclamation 9645, which had limited Chad nationals seeking to enter the United States on non-immigrant tourist and immigrant visas. [ID #717]

    View Policy Document
  2. Effective Date of Change

    April 13, 2018
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Presidential Orders
Agencies Affected: Bureau of Consular Affairs

Prior Policies

  • The 2017 Presidential Proclamation 9645 setting out restrictions and limitations on certain foreign nationals, including those from Chad seeking to enter the United States was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2018, after two previous attempts at a similar ban were struck down by the courts.

    Sept. 2017 Presidential Proclamation 9645

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