Reports of professed refusal of Nigerians into the United State by some U.S immigration officers. The U.S embassy in Nigeria released this statement, that " there is no reason for Nigerians with valid visas should not postpone or cancel their trips as they are not on the list of Executive Order on Immigration." Read Statement:
"The U.S. Embassy in Abuja wishes to clarify that there is no reason for Nigerians with valid visas to postpone or cancel their travel to the United States. Nigeria is not named in the Executive Order on Immigration issued on March 6, and there is no prohibition against Nigerian lawful permanent residents or persons with a valid visa or other U.S. government authorization from entering the United States".