Trump reverses travel ban for (some) close family members

President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban comes in effect and the rules apply to people from Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, as well as to all refugees.

So how difficult is it going to be for people from these countries to enter the US?

It's going to be a lot tougher than last week obviously. This is the third time that the Trump administration has tried to set up a travel ban that they refuse to call a Muslim travel ban.

Brooks Spector, US foreign policy expert

If you're the fiancé or brother-in-law or sister, mother, father, child of a person, you can get a visa - but if you are the grandmother, you are going to have trouble. It seems a little bit perverse.

Brooks Spector, US foreign policy expert

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