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Message from U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv Consular Section

Message from US Embassy Tel Aviv Consular Section (updated as of 21:30 Israel time): Travelers with an existing valid visa in their Israeli passport may travel to the United States, even if they are also a national of or born in one of the seven restricted countries (Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen). ...
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Presidential Executive Order

Executive Order on January 27, 2017 EXECUTIVE ORDER: PROTECTING THE NATION FROM FOREIGN TERRORIST ENTRY INTO THE UNITED STATES Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and to ...
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Daughter of South Asian immigrants becomes U.N. ambassador

Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will serve as the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Vice President Pence administered the oath of office to Haley on January 25. The U.S. Senate voted 96-4 the previous night in favor of her nomination. Haley, the daughter of immigrants from India, was the first female governor ...
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How does Senate confirmation work?

By Mark Trainer - Jan 12, 2017   Before President-elect Trump’s Cabinet choices can start work, their appointments must be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Somewhere between 1,200 and 1,400 government positions require confirmation. While presidents make replacement appointments throughout their term of office, new presidents make many appointments right away. This obliges the Senate to hold ...
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The Inaugural Address

REMARKS OF PRESIDENT DONALD J.  TRUMP – AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY INAUGURAL ADDRESS FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery – Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort ...
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