Trump’s Finally Getting To Implement His Travel Ban — And It Could Happen Thursday
The State Department spokesman and the Department of Homeland Security said more information on implementing the ban on traveling to President Donald Trump come on Thursday – the same day that the ban could enter force.
However, news organizations reported that the State Department Wednesday had alerted US embassies and consulates around the world about the new policies of enactment of the Ordinance.
On Monday, shortly before 10:00 p.m. on the 30th, the Supreme Court partially lifted federal injunctions with respect to the prohibitions and refugees contained in the revised Trump March Ordinance for 6 persons.
The Supreme Court decision allows the government to enforce the ban on people who have no relationship with the United States, but retains the mandates rather than “foreigners who have a credible claim to a good faith relationship with a person or entity in the U.S. ”
Under a June 14 memorandum signed by Trump, bans can take effect 72 hours after the cuts allow it to be executed. This time line means that the prohibitions would take effect from 10:30 am Thursday, June 29,
The federal government has not said publicly when the ban will come into force, but CNN reported that one administration said the ban was due to enter into force at 8 am. Thursday – the calendar that corresponded to a non-governmental source had expected BuzzFeed News. The federal government has not publicly stated how organizations define and apply “a credible affirmation of a bona fide relationship.”
“We continue to work with government departments and justice in enforcing the order based on the Supreme Court’s decision,” said security spokesman BuzzFeed News Interior, Joanne Talbot, Wednesday afternoon. “We will publish more information tomorrow.”
But on Wednesday, the Associated Press and later, Reuters reviewed a State Department cable sent to US embassies and consulates, set the department’s criteria to determine who has the necessary “good faith relationship” To travel to the United States.
As the AP described, a visa applicant from one of the six affected countries “tests a relationship with a parent, spouse, child, adult child, child, daughter or siblings who already Are in the United States are eligible. ”
According to both reports, many significant family relationships would not qualify under the new policy. “[C] come down from the family” does not include grandparents, grandchildren, uncles, nephews, cousins, brothers and sisters-laws in marriage and another member of the “extended” family, Reuters wrote quoting the cable.
Refugee applicants, mostly subject to the same requirements, according to the AP.
Asked about cable and new reports on travel ban policy, State Department spokesman Pooja Jhunjhunwala wrote: “The history of AP returns internal communications department, we do not comment.”
Regarding the timing of the enforcement of the ban, he echoed the National Security statement, which says that the State Department “can provide up-to-date programming information for tomorrow to as they become available.”
Immediate application of the initial order of the January ban order of travel has led to significant confusion at airports across the country, chaos serves as the backdrop of the trial that began to appear before tennis this weekend week.
The plaintiffs’ counsel in both cases defying the ban in the Supreme Court said BuzzFeed News Wednesday that they had not received information from the federal government on its implementation plans.
The Justice Department, for its part, initially referred the questions to the National and State Security departments. After editing the story of the AP, the justice spokesman reiterated that the ministry did not disclose information about the new policies.