Trump’s Overturned Travel Ban Is Still Causing Chaos for Musicians

Even before 9/11, it was no picnic for foreign musicians to perform in the United States. Work visas could be paid for and acquired, venues could be booked, publicity purchased, hotel reservations nailed down, airline tickets bought – but the heavily vetted artists could still be held up at any point in the process, up to and including arrival at JFK, LAX or MIA. With his signature on a January 27th executive order ostensibly intended “to protect the American people from terrorist attacks by foreign nationals admitted to the United States,” President Trump erected an even higher wall, if you will. Read more at Rolling Stone…

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