On April 22, 2020, President Trump issued a proclamation suspending the entry of any individual seeking to enter the United States as an immigrant who:
The proclamation went into effect at 11:59 pm (ET) on April 23, 2020 and will last for at least 60 days. It can be extended and modified. The following categories are exempt from the proclamation:
Discretion. It is within the discretion of the consular officer to determine if an individual is within one of the exempted categories outlined above.
We are closely monitoring the situation and will provide further updates as soon as we know more about the implementation of this Proclamation.
Thank you to the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association for their summary of the proclamation, on which this post is based.