On April 22, 2020 President Trump signed a proclamation temporarily suspending the entry of certain immigrants into the United States in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. This Proclamation builds on a number of anti-immigrant policies put forward by the administration in the last several years by closing off almost all legal pathways to immigration.
While this information is subject to change, here is what we know now.
The Ban on entry to the United States with immigrant visas is effective 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time on April 23, 2020. The Ban is to last for 60 days (until June 22, 2020), after which it may be extended.
Any foreign national seeking to obtain an immigrant visa to enter the U.S. who:
This means that nearly all parents and adult children of U.S. Citizens, spouses and children of green card holders, and applicants for most employment based immigrant visas will not be able to obtain immigrant visas to enter the U.S. for the duration of this ban.
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