“This form simply puts into writing questions that consular officials could have and may have asked visa applicants before to determine whether they should be admitted to the United States,” said Stephen Yale-Loehr, a professor of immigration law at Cornell Law School.

At the very least, Yale-Loehr said he expects the new form will be used to delay – and possibly deny – visa applications while Trump’s travel ban languishes in court.

“We’ll have to see over time whether, as applied, it seems that certain groups of people are being denied visas because of this form,” he said.

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