U.S. TO RESTRICT VISA, GREEN CARD APPLICATIONS FOR 7 AFRICAN COUNTRIES FIND OUT WHY
THIS IS WHY NIGERIA AND TANZANIA MAY NOT BE LEGIBLE FOR U.S. VISAS AND GREEN CARDS
Nigerian and Tanzanian citizens may not be legible for the application of the highly coveted United States of America Green cards and visas.
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According to the Wall Street Journal, the current Donald Trump administration is also planning to ban 5 other African nations from accessing the Green Card Application system.
Citing terrorism threats, the US said that its policy on restricting travel policy is a necessary evil meant to prevent possible acts of terrorism.
The US further added that the 7 African countries are likely to be banned since they do not adequately vet their citizens before travelling to the U.S.
The other five countries include Sudan Belarus, Eritrea, Myanmar and Kyrgyzstan. Surprisingly, Chad which was banned in April 2018 was not in the list.
The new US travel rules which will be made public on Monday will also affect business and visitor visas.
The US President has also expressed his intentions to cancel the Green Card System officially referred to as the Diversity Visa Lottery Program.
He termed the Diversity Visa Lottery Program unfit since it creates room for “undesirable” people to live in the USA. He said that he prefers skilled workers.
Other African countries that are currently banned from entering the U.S. include Iran, Somalia, Lybia, Yemen, North Korea and Syria.
Politicians from Venezuela are also blocked from entering the U.S.