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U.S. denied tens of thousands more visas in 2018 due to travel ban: data

The U.S. State Department refused more than 37,000 visa applications in 2018 due to the Trump administration’s travel ban, up from less than 1,000 the previous year when the ban had not fully taken effect, according to agency data released on Tuesday.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Reuters
Topics: 
State Department
Immigration
Author Info: Yeganeh Torbati
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The U.S. State Department refused more than 37,000 visa applications in 2018 due to the Trump administration’s travel ban, up from less than 1,000 the previous year when the ban had not fully taken effect, according to agency data released on Tuesday.
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