Immigration Policy

Obama Kills Post 9/11 Restrictions on Saudi Visitors

“The United States aims to raise the number of visas that it issues annually, particularly to Saudi nationals, who represent an important group,” Joseph Hood, U.S. consul-general in the Saudi city of Dhahran, said. He said Saudi businessmen and students have been allowed to enter the United States in record numbers, with a 60 percent increase since 2010.