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Why the U.S. Won’t Issue Visas to Gambia’s Government

It has been 15 years since the United States imposed a visa ban on government officials from a sovereign state. In 2001, the ban was imposed upon Guyana, after the South American country delayed on receiving Guyanese deportees from the U.S. Now, the U.S. has enforced the diplomatic measure against members of the Gambian government, following repeated delays by the West African country in repatriating its nationals who are under “final deportation orders.
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