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  • Which Vaccines are Authorized for Travel to the U.S.?

    The United States will reopen in November to air travelers from 33 countries including China, India, Brazil and most of Europe who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the White House said, easing tough pandemic-related restrictions that started early last year. Read more here from Reuters and check out our video below. If you have any […]

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  • U.S. District Court finds the U.S. Department of State acted improperly in suspending visa issuance based on the Regional Ban Proclamations

    On October 5, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia granted a group of non-citizens summary judgment in their suit against the U.S. Department of State (the “Department”), finding the Department acted improperly in suspending visa issuance pursuant to the Regional Ban Proclamations.  Background In response to the ongoing pandemic, both Former-President […]

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  • NIEs Automatically Extended for 12 Months

    On July 6th 2021, the Department of State released guidance confirming that, “existing National Interest Exceptions (NIE) will be valid for 12 months from the date of approval and for multiple entries, as long as they are used for the purpose under which they were granted.” The 12-month extension applies retroactively to all existing NIEs […]

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