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Obama Administration Bans Immigration Visas For Human Rights Violators

By Ian Millhiser on August 4, 2011 at 1:10 pm

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In addition to creating an Atrocities Prevention Board “aimed toward forming an early-warning system of potential genocide and other politically driven humanitarian catastrophes,” the Obama Administration announced today a ban on visas for people involved in human rights violations — a policy that begs the question “why has it taken until 2011 for the United States to take such a stance on war criminals and genocide-mongers?”

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