The money will be a payment toward an award of $501 million a different judge in the District of Columbia ordered Fred and Cindy Warmbier to receive in 2018.
The ban implemented by former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been extended annually since the 2017 death of American student Otto Warmbier.
"Trump endorsing American citizen Otto Warmbier's murderer. Again," wrote a former federal prosecutor.
The former director of national intelligence responded to reports that President Donald Trump agreed to pay $2 million in medical bills for the return of Otto Warmbier.
"That was an anomaly. Typically our prisoners and hostages and detainees get back more or less in one piece."
The president said he believes Kim Jong Un when he says he was not responsible for American Otto Warmbier's death, but Haley blamed the North Korean regime's "cruelty."
The suit comes just weeks before Trump is scheduled to meet with Kim Jong Un to discuss North Korea's nuclear weapons program.
Vice President Pence has framed his upcoming trip to Japan and South Korea in the context of the ongoing threat posed by North Korea.
A South Korean law allows the country to deport foreigners if they pose a threat to security or public interest.
President Donald Trump has been accused of hijacking the memories of dead Americans to advance his agenda.
A month since the death of American tourist Otto Warmbier, who had suffered brain damage while under arrest in North Korea, the country shows the world what it has to offer, besides imprisonment.
Diplomat David Straub told Yonhap News Agency this week that Pyongyang is raising its demands to free hostages.
The University of Delaware professor blamed Warmbier's parents for his death in a since-deleted Facebook post.
North Korea's leader may be as secretive as his father and grandfather, but we know a little about how he spends his days.
The NBA legend also claimed that he sings karaoke and rides horses with Kim Jong Un, the country's supreme leader.
Pyongyang is ramping up anti-American fervor ahead of the "day of struggle against U.S. imperialism" on June 25.
Young Pioneers Tours had insisted trips were safe, but after Otto Warmbier's death announced it wouldn't take Americans anymore.
Warmbier died on Monday, less than a week after he was returned to the U.S. from North Korea in a coma and with severe brain injury.
"I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to Mr. Warmbier's death," Moon Jae-in said.
Warmbier died Monday after being flown back to the U.S. in a coma last week.
The American college student was 22.
Three men who claimed to be North Korean diplomats were "mugged" and a package "stolen" by police "gangsters" according to North Korean media.
Fred Warmbier, the student's father, said the family did not believe North Korea's explanation of his son's condition.