Trump Hits 6 More Countries With Visa Restrictions

By Suzanne Monyak (January 31, 2020, 3:27 PM EST) -- The Trump administration announced new visa restrictions on Friday for citizens from six countries, in an expansion of the president's controversial travel ban first introduced three years ago.

The proclamation will restrict immigration to the U.S. for citizens of Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania, senior officials told reporters Friday.

Citizens from Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Eritrea and Nigeria will be barred from getting immigrant visas, which allow foreigners to become U.S. permanent residents, while citizens from Sudan and Tanzania will no longer be given diversity visas, which are available to people from countries with low levels of immigration to the U.S....

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