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US sets new visa rules for 6 mainly Muslim nations, refugees; chaos so far avoided at airports

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U.N. refugee agency UNHCR spokesman William Spindler said he hoped for a "generous approach" from the United States as Trump adjusts USA refugee resettlement policies and noted the US "tradition of generosity toward those fleeing war and persecution".

Now some people from six majority-Muslim countries will face restrictions on travel to the US.

The State Department on Wednesday sent a long set of instructions to US diplomatic posts around the world advising them of new rules and procedures for entry to the United States.

Hakim Ouansafi, the president of the Muslim Association of Hawaii, said the new version of the travel ban would still affect families even though it is more limited than the initial plan by Trump's administration.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, in coordination with the Departments of State and Justice, has provided guidance to its workforce regarding the adjudication of refugee applications to ensure proper implementation of EO 13780 in light of the Supreme Court's order. Trump claims the temporary ban is needed to prevent terrorist attacks.

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Logistically, there have been no major problems reported at airports around the world in the hours since the Trump administration announced the new guidelines. "It's still a Muslim ban, and its still trying to send a message to a whole community that they're not welcome here". Refugees are also affected by the ban. A USA official said that, as of Wednesday evening, 49,009 refugees had been allowed into the country this fiscal year.

Trump first announced a temporary travel ban on January 27, calling it a counterterrorism measure to allow time to develop better security vetting. The Supreme Court opinion specifically said people who accepted a job offer with an American company or "a lecturer invited to address an American audience" could prove a "bona fide relationship". The first order's immediate implementation resulted in chaos at the nation's airports and borders before being stopped by the courts, while the second order was blocked by the courts before implementation.

Those words came out of Trump's own mouth during last year's campaign, and they go against everything this country proclaims that it stands for, and also are part of the reason a number of lower courts have ruled against the overall ban.

It defined a close familial relationship as being a parent, spouse, child, adult son or daughter, son-in-law, daughter-in-law or sibling, including step-siblings and other step-family relations.

The guidelines also said workers with offers of employment from a company in the United States or a lecturer addressing USA audiences would be exempt from the ban, but that arrangements such as a hotel reservation would not be considered bona fide relationships. Grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, fiancées, as well as additional extended family will not be considered "close".

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