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Donald Trump considers restrictions instead of travel ban

The US President gets recommendations from Homeland Security; criteria for entry may include information shared with US

Toluse Olorunnipa | Bloomberg 

President Donald Trump is weighing replacing his ban on travellers entering the US from six predominantly Muslim nations with a set of more specific and tailored restrictions based, in part, on how much information countries share with the US. The Department of Homeland Security has sent Trump recommendations for entry restrictions and additional visa requirements based on shortcomings in the information each country shares with the US and an assessment of the risk of terrorist infiltration the nation poses, administration officials told reporters. The changes could be put in ...

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First Published: Sat, September 23 2017. 21:52 IST