Hilo Hawaii has banned the entry for Americans and Canadians to the island in a move that has been criticized by lawmakers.
Hawaii lawmakers said Thursday that the measures are necessary to protect the public from a terrorist attack.
The measure also includes the requirement that the island’s passport-issuing authorities verify all visitors’ identities.
In addition, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources and the Department of Homeland Security will now conduct background checks on those visiting the island.
It also imposes a one-year ban on the issuance of all visas and a ban on certain travel to Hawaii.
The measures are expected to take effect on March 15.
Hawaii is the first U.S. state to impose a travel ban on visitors from some of the countries that were previously banned.
This is the latest in a series of travel restrictions enacted by U.N. member states against countries that the Trump administration has called terrorist threats.
On Thursday, China announced it would stop allowing tourists from countries such as Syria, Yemen and Iraq.
Trump has repeatedly said he wants to be able to travel to the U.K. and other European countries.
Trump says the U .
S. will stop accepting Syrian refugees if they don’t come with passports.
“If they come here, they will be taken advantage of.
They will be treated horribly,” he said on Thursday.
“It’s very important that we get our borders closed, it’s very, very important, and we can get rid of this horrible thing.”
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