US Immigration News

Coronavirus impacts US border travel and immigration

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on travel to the United States, processing of US visa applications overseas, and processing of immigration applications in the United States. Here are some important updates: Air travel to the United States from China, Iran, Europe (the Schengen Area), Ireland, the UK and more recently Brazil, South Africa and India has been limited to U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, certain close relatives of U.S. citizens and permanent residents, spouses and children of citizens and permanent residents, and other listed exceptions, including the National Interest Exceptions (NIE). There are no new formal travel restrictions from...