Nelson A. Madrid, a partner in our immigration department, discusses who is affected by President Trump’s presidential proclamation that temporarily suspended new work visas and prohibited hundreds of thousands of foreigners from seeking employment in the United States for today’s edition of LIVE with PPID.
On June 22nd, 2020, President Trump extended his original travel ban. The ban will be in effect now through December 31st 2020, and can be continued beyond this time. The president claims that the travel ban was extended in an effort to protect American jobs due to the economic impact of COVID-19. Specifically, this ban applies to the following:
An H-1B visa covers individuals who work in specialty occupations such as biologists, chemists, civil engineers, software engineers, teachers and economists.
An H-2B visa applies to temporary non-agricultural workers. Examples include landscapers, housekeepers, and construction workers.
A J-1 visa applies to trainees, teachers, camp counselors, au pairs, and summer work travel program.
An L-1 visa is a temporary intracompany transferee who works in a managerial position or has specialized knowledge.
The travel ban also applies to anyone who is outside of the United States on the effective date of the Proclamation and:
The ban DOES NOT apply to:
To view or download our FREE informational handout about the extended travel ban, please click the link below:
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