All African representatives of Africa Summit in US denied visas
100% of representatives invited to attend a University of Southern California’s African Global Economic and Development Summit 2017 in a United States have been denied visas.
This was disclosed to a Voice of America by a chairperson of a Summit, Mary Flowers, who pronounced about 100 guest including speakers and supervision officials from Sierra Leone, Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Ethiopia and South Africa were all denied visas.
“Usually we get 40 percent that get deserted though a others come … This year it was 100 percent. Every delegation. And it was unhappy to see, since these people were so disheartened,” she said.
Africa forms partial of a countries where visa applications to a United States are denied a most, according to open information from a U.S. State Department.
I have to contend that many of us feel it’s a taste emanate with a African nations … We knowledge it over and over and over, and a people being deserted are legitimate business people with ties to a continent.
“I have to contend that many of us feel it’s a taste emanate with a African nations … We knowledge it over and over and over, and a people being deserted are legitimate business people with ties to a continent,” Mary Flowers added.
The Summit on Africa scheduled for Mar 16 was cancelled due to a miss of Africans, and a State Department was not accessible for comments.
Africans have been confronting problems appropriation visas to a United States years before President Donald Trump’s executive sequence restricting people from 6 especially Muslim countries including Somalia, Libya and Sudan from entering a country.
The sequence was blocked by a decider after it sparked protests in January; and after a revised sequence was also blocked hours before it was due to come into effect.