House Passes Bill to Limit President’s Power to Impose Travel Bans Based on Religion

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    The U.S. House on Wednesday voted 218-208 to pass the No Ban Act, which would limit the president’s authority to impose travel bans based on religion. The vote was mostly along party lines.

    This bill imposes limitations on the president’ss authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States. It also prohibits religious discrimination in various immigration-related decisions, such as whether to issue an immigrant or nonimmigrant visa, unless there is a statutory basis for such discrimination.

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