Ban 3.0 at the Supreme Court: What You Need to Know

  • Chad, Libya and Yemen: all immigrants and those entering as tourists or business travelers
  • Iran: all immigrants and nonimmigrants, EXCEPT F, J and M visa holders (extra scrutiny)
  • North Korea and Syria: all immigrants and nonimmigrants
  • Somalia: immigrants (and nonimmigrants subject to extra scrutiny)
  • Venezuela: certain nonimmigrants government officials and their family members
  • are outside the United States on the applicable effective date
  • do not have a valid visa on the effective date
  • do not qualify for a visa or other travel document by the terms of the Proclamation
  • Lawful permanent residents (green card holders)
  • Foreign nationals admitted or paroled to the United States on or after the effective date
  • Foreign nationals with travel documents that are not visas that are valid before or issued after the effective date
  • Dual nationals traveling on a passport that is not one of the affected countries
  • Those traveling on a diplomatic or related visa
  • Foreign nationals who have already been granted asylum, refugees who have already been granted admittance, and those who have been granted withholding of removal, advanced parole, or protections under the Convention Against Torture
  • denying entry would cause the foreign national undue hardship;
  • entry would not pose a threat to the national security or public safety of the United States; and
  • entry would be in the national interest.



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Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia

Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia


Law professor @PennStateLaw, writes on immigration, diversity & discretion; author of Beyond Deportation and Banned @NYUpress