Executive Order 13769, titled Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, was an executive order issued by United States President Donald Trump. The order was criticized because it was seen by many as a “Muslim ban” and because of its human impact on travelers and visa holders. More than 700 travelers were detained and up to 60,000 visas were “provisionally revoked”. Wikipedia
Not only did the new law make it increasingly difficult for people to travel, they also made it impossible for some to visit their families.