AUSTRALIA: PM Clarifies US Travel Ban Restrictions

On 31 January, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the US travel ban against seven countries does not affect individuals with Australian passports. The announcement came after a student who had an Iranian and Australian passport was denied a visa into the US for a school trip. The student was denied the visa at the U.S. Consulate in Melbourne. Prime Minister Turnbull stated his announcement came with confirmation from the White House.

[Madison Landry, madison.landry.ee@gmail.com]