U.S. officials say the removal of the travel restrictions will take effect on Friday.
The ban affected the ability of Chadians to get visas to travel to the United States. "We welcome Chad's improved identity-management and information sharing practices, which will improve security for the people of Chad and the United States, and look forward to further cooperation", State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement on Tuesday.
CHAD HAS become the first African country to be taken off the USA travel ban list, the White House announced yesterday.
Citizens of Chad will once again be permitted to travel to the U.S. One of the reasons given for Chad's inclusion in the ban was its inability to supply homeland security officials with recent passport samples. "001-Complaint.pdf">26-page complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Muslim Advocates and Democracy Forward Foundation allege the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) violated the Information Quality Act in reporting that three out of four individuals convicted of global terrorism and terrorism-related offenses between September 11, 2001, and December 31, 2016, were foreign-born.
Trump's original executive ban on January a year ago was said to have unlawfully targeted Muslim travellers.
The ban, which took effect in September 2017, required Chad to complete a 180-day review process of its immigration and security practices.Читайте также: Toronto Police Expand McArthur Investigation
The US supreme court are expected to rule on the legality of the current iteration of the ban in June.
Seven other countries - Syria, Iran, Libya, Yemen, Somalia, Venezuela and North Korea - remain on the list and citizens travelling to the USA from these countries continue to face restrictions.
The ban prevented Chad nationals from obtaining business and tourist visas to the US.
The ban was applied in a limited way to officials from certain Venezuelan government agencies as well.
As diplomatic relations with Chad improve, DHS said that Chad has become an important ally in the fight against Islamic terrorism.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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