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December 14, 2015

The Huffington Post: Am I Not American Enough?

The visa waiver program operates on a system of reciprocity and according to Trita Parsi, the President of the National Iranian American Council, a non-profit organization in Washington D.C., “it will very likely trigger reciprocal restrictions from Europe and participating countries.” With the revisions to the program, it intends to exclude American citizens who have travelled to these aforementioned countries in the past five years, as well as dual nations (Iranian-Americans, Syrian-Americans, Iraqi-Americans, and Sudanese-Americans), from being able to make use of the rights entitled to them as American passport holders.

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