President Trump has confirmed that his administration plans on expanding his administration’s travel ban, the Wall Street Journal reports.
In an interview with the newspaper on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss city of Davos, Trump said that he is planning on adding additional countries to an updated version of his travel ban that the administration is expected to release later this month. .
The Politico, citing two people familiar with the matter, said the list of countries is not yet final and is subject to changes, but may include: Belarus, Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania, citing two people familiar with the matter.
The Associated Press reported that the countries on the proposed expansion list include allies that fall short on certain security measures after the Department of Homeland Security reviewed security protocols for about 200 countries.