What impact will the new travel ban have on Minnesota?

On Oct. 18, new travel restrictions ordered by President Trump will go into effect. They'll impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen.

The president signed the new proclamation Sunday, the day his temporary travel ban expired.

The restrictions range from full travel bans on nationals from countries like Syria to more targeted restrictions. A suspension of non-immigrant visas to citizens for Venezuela, for instance, applies only to senior government officials and their immediate families.

MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke to John Keller, the executive director of the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota, about the impact of the restrictions.

Click on the audio player above to hear their conversation.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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