Joe Biden’s New Presidential Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus.
President Biden Adds India to the List of COVID-19 Public Health Travel Ban Countries.
The US State Department said it will boost its “Do Not Travel” guidance to about 80% of countries worldwide, citing “unprecedented risk to travelers” from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The State Department already listed 34 out of 200 countries as “Level 4: Do Not Travel”.
new travel restrictions on countries like India is imposed in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, barring most non-U.S. citizens from entering the United States.
As per the analysis from CATO institute published in April, more than half a million nonimmigrant visas are likely affected by the closures in April 2021.
76 Percent of Consulates abroad are Fully or Partly Closed Even after Tests and Vaccinations.
if the consulates are operational as per local conditions, then Department of state is prioritizing waiting visa interviews in to 4 categories to reduce backlogs. They are dividing prioritization in to 4 tiers starting level 1 from age out cases of children’s, ending Level 4 with diversity visas
00:00 Highlights & News
02:41 New Travel Ban
03:34 National Interest Exception
03:57 Travel Restriction to 80% of world
05:17 Visa Prioritization by State Department
06:50 Visa Tiers
08:38 Visa Backlogs Analysis
09:57 Emergency Travel Instructions
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