Trump Now Prohibited From Traveling to 38 Nations

NEW YORK, USA - Sep 21, 2017: President of the United States Donald Trump during a meeting with the president of Ukraine in New York

Former President Donald Trump has made history as being the first former president to be convicted of a felony. Donald Trump’s historic hush money trial came to a close last week as the former president was found guilty on all 34 counts of falsifying business documents by allegedly paying adult film star Stormy Daniels $130,000 during his 2016 campaign to silence Daniels’ past claims of an alleged affair between the two. While it is still uncertain if Trump will see jail time following his conviction, what is certain is that he may find trouble traveling the world due to other countries’ strict policies against individuals with criminal records, especially felonies. 

Many nations worldwide have implemented strict entry requirements regarding national security. Countries such as Canada, the United Kingdom, and Japan are all known for their policies that do not allow the entry of anyone with a felony conviction. Other nations such as Israel and China have also enforced these same policies. With these foreign policies in mind, Trump’s international traveling ability may be prohibited, which could be a difficult issue, especially if he is re-elected in this year’s upcoming election. 

Over 30 countries worldwide prohibit the entry of foreigners with felony convictions. Many nations are a part of Africa, such as the UAE and South Africa, the Middle East with Israel and Turkey, and most of Europe. Almost all of these nations’ policies often result in the automatic denial of visas or entry permission. 

There have been many mixed views regarding the recent guilty verdict of Trump’s hush money trial. Many Republican political figures have shown their support for Trump by speaking out on social media platforms that the trial was an unfair abuse of power against Trump. Many of his devoted fans and supporters believe the trial was a conspiracy by the Biden campaign to eliminate any chances Trump may have of winning the upcoming 2024 presidential election.