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State Department expands travel restrictions for Eritreans

  1. Date Announced

    Jan. 5, 2018

    State Department expands non-eligibility for Eritreans seeking visas, for "continued lack of cooperation in issuing travel documents and accepting the return of its nationals ordered removed from the United States." Consular officers in Eritrea are ordered to discontinue granting all F-1, F-2, J-1, J-2, M-1, and M-2 non-immigrant visas to citizens, subjects, nationals, and residents of that country with limited exceptions. [ID #706]

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  2. Effective Date of Change

    Jan. 5, 2018
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: ICE USCIS DOS

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