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AILA Doc. No. 20090901 | Dated September 17, 2020 | File Size: 586 KDownload the Document
DOS updated its announcement to include information about the amended court order in Gomez v. Trump, which prevents DOS from applying implementation guidance for Proclamations 9984, 9993, 9996, and 10041 to DV-2020 applicants.
DOS updated its announcement regarding the processing of DV-2020 applicants to remove information regarding the impact of the five regional COVID Proclamations on immigrant visa processing.
DOS updated its announcement regarding the processing of DV-2020 applicants to include information regarding the impact of Presidential Proclamations 9645 and 9983. DOS also noted that applicants in other visa categories may be rescheduled by consulates and embassies to prioritize DV applicants through September 30, 2020.
DOS updated the announcement to include a prioritization plan for DV-2020 applicants.
DOS announced that following the district court ruling in Gomez v. Trump, DV-2020 applicants may be processed in embassies and consulates where local health conditions and post resources allow. If a post is unable to process cases due to local health conditions and resource constraints, an applicant may request a transfer to another post.
DOS notes that although DV-2020 applicants may be issued an immigrant visa under the court order, DV visa recipients must also meet an exception to Presidential Proclamation 10014 in order to travel to the United States on the issued visa while the Proclamation is in effect. DV applicants subject to a regional COVID Proclamation (Brazil, Ireland, U.K., Schengen Zone countries, Iran, and China) may be interviewed and processed, but applicants who have been physically present in the affected region during the preceding 14-day period will not be issued an immigrant visa, unless excepted.
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