Trump Administration Extends Visa Ban to Non-Immigrants

The administration cast the effort as a way to free up jobs in an economy reeling from the coronavirus.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration extended a ban on green cards issued outside the United States until the end of the year and added many temporary work visas to the freeze, including those used heavily by technology companies and multinational corporations. The administration cast the effort as a way to free up jobs in an economy reeling from the coronavirus. A senior official who spoke to reporters on condition of anonymity predicted it will…

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