Visa Applicants From Six Muslim-Majority Countries Must Meet These Criteria

Visa applicants must have a close U.S. family relationship or formal ties to a U.S. entity
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The criteria that visa applicants from six Muslim-majority countries must meet has been revealed.

Visa applicants must have a close U.S. family relationship or formal ties to a U.S. entity. A close familial relationship is defined as a parent, spouse, child, adult son or daughter, son-in-law, daughter-in-law or step family. Any relationship with a U.S. entity "must be formal, documented and formed in the ordinary course."

The six nations affected include Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.