Reply
Post # 1   Bookmark and Share Old 01-18-2018, 11:24 AM
dabrams dabrams is offline
Founder
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: San Francisco, California, USA
Posts: 314
Blog Entries: 8
Default Thread Title:  Belize citizens blocked from USA temporary visas by DHS and Trump Admin

In a surprising move today, January 18, 2018, The Department of Homeland Security and the Trump Administration has blocked the issuance of temporary agricultural and season visas for Belize Citizens.

I have visited Belize perhaps more than any other non US country and met and have close relationships with many of its people and sincerely hope that the US will reverse this latest immigration policy decision.

My impression of the political and personal feelings of Belize towards the United States is one of friendship, admiration and kinship with many households with dual citizenship family members, US expats or other close ties to the United States.

This latest move can only be designed to wound the close relationship and sentiment towards the United States from with Belize though I sincerely hope we all together can weather this storm and mitigate that harm. I also cannot see this policy shift as being helpful towards promoting safe travel for US citizens while in Belize. Stirring up anti-US sentiment through policy changes like this can only make it less safe to travel as a US citizen.

Other new additions to this list of new countries blocked from attaining Visas are Haiti and Somoa.

See this CNN story for more details: http://lite.cnn.io/en/article/h_1c15...c3fcfc4b5abc0c

Please add your comments and new information and resources as well as contact your US representatives to challenge this move.

-Dru Abrams
__________________
Dru Abrams | Founder and CEO | Travelers411 Family of Brands www.travelers411.com | www.sabrams.com | www.travelingfeet.com | www.jetset411.com | www.travelers311.com | www.travelers911.com
Reply With Quote
Reply
Share this thread on:
« Previous Thread        |        Next Thread »
Thread Tools
Display Modes
Travelers411 Featured Content
Travelers411 Mini Sites
Featured Content

Visit the Travelers411 Directory for
Vacations By Rail

Click here to visit the Travelers411 Directory for Vacations By Rail

Independent rail vacations, escorted rail tours, luxury and custom train vacations to destinations in North America, Europe and beyond.

Travelers411 - Travel PR Sidebar Widget

Travel PR from
Blarney Woollen Mills

Blarney Woollen Mills

Travel PR From: Blarney Woollen Mills. Click here to listen now.

Learn about the history of Blarney and the Mills in this entertaining introduction to visiting this working mill and gift shop.

Travelers411 Mini Sites

Travel Deal for
Amtrak

Northeast Route Discounts: Save up to 25% When you Book in Advance

Click here for details

Travelers411.com Navigation
Featured Directory:  U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Click here to visit the Travelers411 Directory for U.S. Space and Rocket Center

The Center operates 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily and is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Click here to explore.

The Travelers411 Family of Brands:   Travelers411.com     sAbrams.com     Travelingfeet.com     Jetset411.com

© 2018 Travelers411. All Rights Reserved. Travelers411 is a Registered Trademark. "Your Travel Community" TM. "Explore Your World" TM. Travelers411, all subpages and sub domains are protected by US Copyright law. We strive to respect the Copyrights of others. Please do not post material to this site for which you do not have proper permission from the copyright holder. To request use or report abuse please contact us.