There is much confusion and consternation stemming from President Trump’s Executive Order banning travel into the United States for a 90-day period from seven countries: Iraq, Iran, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Sudan and Libya.  Individuals with non-immigrant visas and passports from those countries are being prohibited from boarding flights to the U.S.  Permanent Residents (green card holders) from each of the seven countries in some cases are being turned back at ports-of-entry.  Many in the U.S. immigration law community eagerly await clarification from the federal government as to whether the ban applies to green card holders.

In the meantime, the situation remains fluid and all travelers from these countries, including those within the United States with visas who may be set to expire, are advised to put travel plans on hold and seek immigration counsel.  Further information will be posted as it becomes available.

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