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Immigration Update: Executive Order’s Travel Ban Creates Chaos for Foreign Workers and Their Employers

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Late on Friday, January 27, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order immediately suspending the ability of citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen to enter the United Sates for a period of 90 days. The implementation of this Executive Order without any advance notice created chaos this weekend as some travelers with visas were turned away at the border, while others were detained and still others were not allowed to board planes bound for the United States.

Until it is clear what impact this Executive Order will have on the ability of any foreign national to re-enter the United States after a trip abroad, any planned foreign travel should be carefully considered in light of the Order. For more information, click here.