What changed: Trump's travel ban

A comparison of the key differences between Donald Trump's original travel ban and the revised order issued Monday.

Countries affected

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People from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen face a 90-day suspension of visa processing.

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Iraq is removed from the from the list of countries affected, but all other countries remain the same.

Refugee program

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The refugee program is suspended for 120 days and there is an indefinite ban on Syrian refugees.

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The refugee program remains suspended for 120 days, but Syrian refugees are not indefinitely banned.

Religious priority

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The order prioritized entry for religious minorities, essentially favoring Christians from majority Muslim countries.

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Language granting priority to religious minorities has been removed.

Other people exempted

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All immigrants from the affected countries were banned, causing confusion at airports across the country.

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Exemptions were added including ones for lawful permanent residents and valid visa holders. See the full list here.

Implementation time

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Implemented immediately.

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There is a 10-day delay. The new order will go into effect on March 16 barring court intervention.

Graphic: Jan Diehm/The Guardian