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USA: British Nationals Abroad

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 23rd November 2016.

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Photo of Jim McMahon Jim McMahon Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Devolution)

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps he is taking to ensure that British Muslims wishing to travel to the US can do so within normal terms applied to non-Muslims and not prescribed by the comments of President-Elect Trump on 7 December 2015.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Minister of State

US immigration policy is a matter for the US.

I note that US Customs and Border Protection states that "the religion, faith, or spiritual beliefs of an international traveller are not determining factors about his/her admissibility into the US".

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