President’s Trump 60-day Immigration Ban

On April 22, 2020, President Trump issued a proclamation “Suspending Entry of Immigrants Who Present Risk to the U.S. Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the COVID-19 Outbreak”. The Proclamation is effective for 60 days from April 23, 2020.

The Proclamation suspended US entry of individuals who do not have an immigrant visa or an official travel document. The Proclamation does not apply to green card holders, health care professionals and their spouse and children under 21 years old, EB-5 investors, spouses of US citizens, children of US citizens under 21 years old and prospective adoptees, individuals whose entry would further important U.S. law enforcement objectives, members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their spouses and children, Special Immigrants the SI or SQ classification and individuals whose entry would be in the national interest, as determined by the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Homeland Security, or their respective designees.

Please note that this article does not constitute a legal advice.  We simplified the law in order to outline the Proclamation. If you or your family member are looking for an experienced immigration attorney, call us at 480-425-2009 today for a confidential consultation or contact us via our website.