FIRST AIRED: June 28, 2017

Nice work! Enjoy the show!

×

You’re busy. We get it.

Stay on top of the news with our Editor’s Picks newsletter.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Unsubscribe at any time. One click, it’s gone.

Thanks for signing up!

×

Transcript

00:00:02
>> A controversial US travel ban could commence on Thursday morning. Reuters learning that US agencies are still uncertain about how to implement it. The Supreme Court ruling this week that much of President Donald Trump's executive order, temporarily blocking travel to the US from six African and Middle Eastern nations, could go into effect.
00:00:18
But the court saying that visitors with what it called bona fide relationships with American citizens or entities would be allowed entry. As the ban is set to begin, there seems to be little clarity on what bona fide relationship really means. Reuters correspondent Lawrence Hurley.>> Our understanding is that the agencies that will be rolling out the implementation of the ban on Thursday
00:00:39
>> Have asked the Justice Department to help with the legal analysis of what counts as a bona fide relationship with the United States. So there's a kind of a legal confusion there, and that could manifest itself on Thursday when the ban goes into effect. If the guidance hasn't been issued, and people aren't sure exactly who qualifies and who doesn't.
00:01:03
>> Trump's first attempt at a travel ban roiled airports. It's broad wording affected individuals with US Visas. Including family members of American citizens, Iraqis who worked as translators for US troops, and children seeking medical treatment in the states. The new version of the ban is far more limited.
00:01:19
But the question of what constitutes a bona fide relationship could face legal challenges, as people who believe they are entitled to travel to the US are blocked. The US, also announcing Wednesday, will require new screening for passengers and baggage on US bound foreign flights. But the measures fall short of the total ban on laptops and other large electronics some had feared.
00:01:38
Airports will have 120 days to comply.