Flash News!!! Executive Order signed suspending the entry of H-1B, H-2B, J & L non-immigrants and their dependants.

June 22, 2020
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The Amended Executive Order signed by President Trump suspends and limits the entry of certain non-immigrants until December 31, 2020.  The Executive Order is effective from June 24, 2020.   Which categories of non-immigrants are affected by this ban?   (a)  an H-1B or H-2B visa, and any alien (H-4) accompanying or following to join such alien;   (b)  a J visa, to the extent the alien is participating in an intern, trainee, teacher, camp counselor, au pair, or summer work travel program, and any alien accompanying or following to join such alien; and   (c)  an L visa, and any alien (L-2) accompanying or following to join such alien.     Who is affected by this ban?   The suspension and limitation on entry shall apply only to any alien who:   (i)    is outside the United States on the effective date of this proclamation; (ii)   does not have a nonimmigrant visa that is valid on the effective date of this proclamation [06/24/2020]; and (iii)  does not have an official travel document other than a visa (such as a transportation letter, an appropriate boarding foil, or an advance parole document) that is valid on the effective date of this proclamation or issued on any date thereafter that permits him or her to travel to the United States and seek entry or admission.   Read the complete Executive Order here 

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