In the wake of the deadly mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, and the Orlando Police Department’s decision to keep the nightclubs reopened, travelers in the Carolinas and Maryland have been subject to more than a dozen new restrictions that restrict their travel, according to CNN Travel.
The restrictions include: • The ban on travel to the United States from five Middle Eastern countries: Iraq, Syria, Iran, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia.
• The travel ban on certain travelers from the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and South Africa.
• A blanket ban on all visitors from Iran, Syria and Iraq.
• Restrictions on visitors from the three countries of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the European Union, and Japan.
• Travel bans on the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Qatar, and Turkey.
• No U.S. visas for anyone from Cuba, North Korea, Iran and Libya.• Travel bans for people from the Federated States of Micronesia, Federated Republic of Palau, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and Tuvalu.
• Exceptions to the travel restrictions from the Philippines, Vietnam, and China.• Exceptions from the U.K., Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Australia.
• An exclusion for students, government employees, and those who are currently in a family emergency.• No exceptions for people who are seeking treatment or who have a chronic medical condition.• All of the travel bans, except those on travelers from Yemen, Syria or Iraq, have been lifted.
In addition, the U and UK have also lifted their travel bans on U.N. peacekeepers and U.I. personnel.
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