visa waiver program
Innocuous behaviors, specifically related to Islam, have already been used as grounds for added scrutiny at the border.
Trump's Seven-Country Entry Suspension Is Not "A Muslim Ban Wrapped In A Paper-Thin National Security Rationale"
The ACLU Executive Director, Anthony D. Romero, claims that President Donald Trump’s Executive Order suspending the admission
Aside from being a memorable experience, travelling can be quite educative. It opens you up to things you've never known before.
While many across the world are busy planning summer vacations to visit family and loved ones, thousands of people's ability to do so has been restrained and unfairly burdened at the hands of Congress. Why? The sole explanation is because of their ancestral heritage and/or national origin.
Visiting your family in Iran does not connote an "allegiance" to the Iranian government. Being born to an Iranian parent does not make you less of an American.
But dual nationals of these three countries maintain their travel eligibility.
Not only is this law discriminatory and unreasonable as a method of safeguarding national security, but the inclusion of Iran on the list of prohibited ethnicities to have and countries to have visited begs the question, why was it included?
A law meant to keep terrorists out of the U.S. is affecting journalists, scholars and people trying to visit their families.
To make America safer and more secure, we should avoid sweeping policy changes that target specific population sets. This misses the mark entirely.
. The Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (henceforth referred to as H.R. 158) effectively renders dual citizens and those who have traveled to Iran, Iraq, Sudan, and Syria second-class citizens by creating a two-tiered system of citizenship.