2017-09-25: On Sunday (24 September) the US government declared a new travel ban, limiting entry to the country for citizens of seven countries: North Korea, Chad, Yemen, Iran, Syria, Somalia and Libya. It further declared travel restrictions for citizens from Venezuela, however, limited to officials from government officials, the police as well as the intelligence services. For the five countries already covered by a previous travel ban the restrictions will be effective immediately. For Chad, Venezuela and North Korea the new restrictions will take effect on 18 October.
Due to the changes, disruptions at airports are possible in the coming days. A similar ban had in the past prompted widespread protests, which may also take place. Travellers should avoid demonstrations, contact their airline prior to departure to the airport, and follow instructions by local authorities.