The White House confirmed that children under 18 are exempt from the new vaccine requirements as are people with some medical issues
26 Oct 2021 10:40 AM
In April, the US issued a level 4 travel health notice for India as the country was reeling under the second wave of COVID-19
17 Aug 2021 1:01 PM
The US also eased travel recommendations on Pakistan from Level 4 to Level 3
20 Jul 2021 11:30 AM
Senior officials discussing the matter have begun circulating a draft of a possible presidential order, sources reveal
17 Jul 2020 11:26 AM
Trump had already banned travellers from China, Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland and, to a lesser extent, Iran, but not Russia
25 May 2020 9:03 AM
Opponents of the ban say it shows a bias against Muslims which was recently reinforced by Trump's retweets of anti-Muslim videos.
05 Dec 2017 8:34 AM
Tour companies say some 5,000 Western tourists visit the North each year, with US citizens making up about 20 percent of the market.
04 Aug 2017 3:22 PM
Tour companies say business has already been hit hard by recent developments, including tensions over the North's weapons programmes.
25 Jul 2017 3:23 PM
The new order keeps a 90-day ban on travel to US by citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.
07 Mar 2017 8:42 AM
Industry body had taken delegation to Washington DC to discuss clampdown on work visas.
06 Mar 2017 6:25 PM
The administration official was not authorised to discuss the rollout of the new order publicly and insisted on anonymity.
28 Feb 2017 7:24 AM
The abrupt implementation of the order last month plunged the immigration system into chaos, sparking a wave of criticism.
19 Feb 2017 7:57 AM