The Trump administration said Tuesday that Chad has raised its security standards to meet baseline U.S. national security requirements, and therefore its nationals will again be able to receive visas for travel to the U.S.

Travel restrictions will end on April 13.

Chad was among eight countries whose citizens were barred entry to the U.S. under the most recent version of a travel ban that also applied to Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, Venezuela and North Korea.

"Since implementing these travel restrictions and the 180-day review process in September 2017, the administration has recorded notable improvements in identity management and information-sharing with foreign governments," stated the Department of Homeland Security.

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