Presidential Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus Disease

On 1/25/21, President Biden issued a proclamation suspending and limiting the entry into the U.S., with exceptions, as immigrants and nonimmigrants, of noncitizens who were physically present within the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom (excluding overseas territories outside of Europe), the Republic of Ireland, and the Federative Republic of Brazil during the 14-day period preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States. The effective date of the suspension and limitation on entry for these countries is 12:01 am (ET), January 26, 2021.

The proclamation also suspends and limits the entry into the U.S., with exceptions, as immigrants and nonimmigrants, of noncitizens who were physically present within the Republic of South Africa during the 14-day period preceding their entry or attempted entry. The effective date of the suspension and limitation on entry for South Africa is 12:01 am (ET), January 30, 2021.

The proclamation will remain in effect until terminated by the president. (86 FR 7467, 1/28/21)

Proclamation 10143 of January 25, 2021

Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus Disease 2019

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 21012538.

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