Key Points of the New Travel Restriction Executive Order

Key Points of the New Travel Restriction Executive Order

Bars travelers from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen to the United States for three months

Bars all refugees for four months

Removes Iraq from list of countries whose citizens and nationals cannot enter US

Includes a grace period before it takes effect on March 16

Does not affect permanent legal US residents

Does not affect travelers who had valid visas as of Jan. 27, 2016

Removes earlier provision indefinitely barring Syrian refugees from the US

Removes previous language giving preference to "religious minorities"

Source: Voice of America