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Getting Engaged Won't Qualify You for a Trump Travel Ban Exemption

  • State Department says fiances don’t qualify as close relations
  • Americans get tens of thousands of fiance visas each year
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What to Expect From the Travel Ban Taking Effect Tonight

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U.S. President Donald Trump may have set himself up for a new clash with the courts over his travel ban, by picking a fight with fiances.

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed Trump to implement his long-awaited ban on travel from six Muslim-majority nations, but the justices exempted travelers with "bona fide" ties to the U.S. They left it to the administration to define those ties, and it did so Wednesday.