WASHINGTON The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to tighten restrictions on travel to the United States by citizens of the 38 nations who are allowed to enter the country without obtaining a visa. The bill, the second major piece of security legislation approved in the chamber since the Nov. 13 Paris attacks, passed by 407 to 19. (Reporting by Patricia Zengerle ; Editing by Eric Beech ) http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/topNews/~3/ixNzKUUZkT8/story01.htm http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit News using http://wochit.com
In the GOP’s weekly video address, Rep. John Katko, R-New York, slammed the White House for adding exceptions to Congress’ newly-passed restrictions on the U.S. visa waiver program.
Since 1986 under the Visa Waiver Program citizens of 38 countries, the majority in the EU, can travel to the US. But recent changes sparked a lot of controversy. Murtaza Hussein, journalist with The Intercept who recently wrote about the discriminatory nature of the bill talks on the controversial bill. Kayvon Afshari, the Brooklyn-based Director of Communications for the American Iranian Council, a think tank dedicated to improving US-Iran relations since 1990, also joins. This segment originally aired January 12, 2016. — This video is from BRIC TV— the first 24/7 television channel created by, for, and about Brooklyn. It [More]
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As more radicalized foreigners join ISIS militants, U.S. officials this week tightened the Visa Waiver Program, which allows visitors from 38 countries to enter the U.S. for 90 days without a visa. This week, anyone from a Visa Waiver country who also has dual citizenship with Iran, Iraq, Syria or Sudan was forbidden from entering visa-free. The Washington Post’s Karoun Demirjian discusses.
We’ve got a new visa waiver program snuck into the omnibus bill. The problem is, this will hurt both our allies and our own citizens. Cenk Uygur, host of the The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. “Tensions mounted between Iran and the United States on Wednesday over a new American law that limits visa-free travel, which the Iranians regard as a sanction and a violation of the recently completed nuclear accord. The Iranian foreign minister and Republican critics of Iran traded warnings about the visa law, which is barely a [More]
TEHRAN: Changes to a US visa waiver program that impose travel restrictions on those who visit Iran contradict the landmark nuclear agreement between Tehran
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's deputy foreign minister says changes to a U.S. visa waiver program that now impose travel restrictions