Since President Trump announced his travel ban, people can't get into the US although they have valid documents. One such person is an Iranian doctoral candidate from Berlin. She could not visit a scientific congress at Stanford due to the ban.
After initially being denied visas, six Afghan girls will now be allowed to attend a robotics contest, organizers have said. The team's plight sparked a backlash, eventually leading President Donald Trump to intervene.
The US Justice Department has asked the Supreme Court to rescind the latest federal ruling against the travel ban. A Hawaii judge expanded the list of family relatives that visa applicants can use to enter the US.
Visa applicants from six Muslim-majority countries must prove close family or business ties to the United States. The new guidelines come days after the US Supreme Court reinstated parts of Donald Trump's travel ban.
The US has partially implemented President Donald Trump's temporary ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations. A temporary halt to refugee arrivals is also part of the ban.
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