Will French citizens be next in line for a Trump travel ban? – The Local

He suggested in his election campaign that in order to keep the US “safe” he would look to tighten the rules around those travelling to the US from France.In July last year Trump suggested the United States could suspend immigration from what he called countries “compromised by terrorism” (including France) until vetting mechanisms were in place.“We have problems in Germany, and we have problems in France” – both countries rocked by fatal attacks claimed by the Isis group.When asked specifically if the proposal would limit immigration from France, he said: “They have been compromised by terrorism.””And you know why? It’s their own fault. Because they allowed people to come into their territory.”While some of those who attacked Paris were from foreign countries, including Iraq and Belgium, several others were French nationals.It appears many French citizens with dual-nationality for countries like Somalia, Iran and others on the list will already be impacted by the ban. Air France said it had blocked some 15 passengers from travelling to the US.

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