A gunman within the U.S. has shot a Sikh man within the arm yelling “go back to your own country.”
The gunman was an entire intruder and has not been caught. he’s white, regarding six foot tall and of a compact build.
FBI and different enforcement agencies area unit still investigation.
The incident is being treated as a double hate crime.
This creates a climate of hate within the space and that we would love to advise all foreign guests, particularly those of obvious Sikh origin to exercise caution during this space of the U.S. and everyone states.
Sometimes Americans will confuse Sikhs for Muslims due to their headwear. This trend has multiplied due to recent terror attacks like the metropolis shooting.
Only weeks alone and Indian man was gunned down in an exceedingly Kansas bar by a person shouting racist slurs.
There has been a rise in hate crimes since Donald Trump’s election ending.
Please exercising caution while touring to primary airports around the US, particularly when visiting Los Angeles international Airport (LAX). Protesters are nonetheless accumulated at these places over President Trump’s immigration ban.
Travel bans are still in location for Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Syria, Sudan, Libya and Yemen for the remainder of the ninety days, different foremost airports and public locations where lots have congregated are in Washington, big apple, Miami, Austin, and even in Anchorage, Alaska. Those rallies may be spontaneous and no longer planned.
Police have allowed protesters to fill terminals in the airports, blocking off visitors. This has additionally induced substantially sized delays on the road however the police have aided to facilitate peaceful protests.
The problem stays a totally pivotal time in U.S. history, and the citizens are speaking up and standing up for their values. The general public and the protesters are opposing Trump and his regulations. in the meanwhile, those protests are not going away.
Extra protests are predicted to arise on April 14th, wherein the protesters will call for Trump to launch his tax returns. we can update you on this closer to its inducement.
1. All travel documents are required for the countries you are visiting, your identification for your U.S. re-entry will be needed as well. If you are a U.S. citizen you will need a passport for re-entry if travelling via plane. visit www.travel.state.gov for destination information and specifics.
2. When bringing any object from another nation, be sure to declare it to ensure there is no inconvenience later down the line relating to that object throughout your travels.
3. Street vendors/salesmen/merchants can be unreliable and may use counterfeit change and unsafe merchandise. Be very wary of these scams by checking the change before completing the transaction. Asking questions about the product you are buying or avoid them overall to guarantee no problems. Continue reading U.S. Travelers’ Top Ten Travel Tips
The United States requires that travelers entering the United States under the Visa Waiver Program have an e-Passport if their passport was issued on or after October 26, 2006.
An e-Passport contains an electronic chip. The chip holds the same information that is printed on the passport’s data page: the holder’s name, date of birth, and other biographic information. An e-Passport also contains a biometric identifier. The United States requires that the chip contains a digital photograph of the holder. All e-Passports issued by Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries and the United States have security features to prevent the unauthorized reading or “skimming” of data stored on the e-Passport chip. Continue reading U.S. e-Passport Requirements
International travelers transiting through the United States are required to be documented with either a valid passport and a valid visa (unless exempt) or if traveling on the Visa Waiver Program, an approved Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA). Continue reading Transiting the U.S.
Customs and Border Protection has announced the addition of Global Entry kiosks to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Global Entry, a CBP trusted traveler program, provides expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers and currently accounts for an average of 9 percent of all international air arrivals.
“CBP is pleased to expand the Global Entry program to New Orleans, where international travel has more than doubled in the last two years,” said Vernon Foret, area port director. “Global Entry allows our officers to focus their efforts on unknown and potentially higher risk air travelers, while at the same time efficiently and securely facilitating low-risk travelers.” Continue reading Global Entry Expands to New Orleans InternationalAirport