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DHS Extends COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Non-U.S. Travelers Entering the United States via Land Ports of Entry and Ferry Terminals
Posted on 21 Apr 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Apr. 21, 2022 "Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced [ here and here ] that it will extend temporary Title 19 requirements and continue to require non-U.S. travelers entering the United States via land ports of entry and... Read More

Tags: COVID-19 , DHS , border

CDC Terminates Title 42 Expulsions for Unaccompanied Children
Posted on 13 Mar 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The 21-page, Mar. 11, 2022 CDC Order is here . The CDC Media Statement is here . Reporting by Camilo Montoya-Galvez is here . Read More

Mayorkas Issues NIE for Ukraine (Feb. 15, 2022)
Posted on 16 Feb 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Feb. 15, 2022 "...I hereby determine that it is in the national interest to permit the entry of noncitizen nonimmigrants who (1) are traveling with a U.S. citizen or lawful pem1anent resident; (2) were physically present in Ukraine as of February... Read More

DHS to Allow Fully Vaccinated Travelers from Canada and Mexico to Enter U.S. at Land Borders and Ferry Crossings
Posted on 13 Oct 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Oct. 12, 2021 "Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced that, following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other public health experts, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will amend... Read More

CBP Extends US/Canada/Mexico Travel Restrictions Through Aug. 21, 2021
Posted on 21 Jul 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Canada border. Such... Read More

Tags: Canada , Mexico , cbp , COVID-19 , DHS , border

CDC Lifts Title 42 Blockade for Unaccompanied Children
Posted on 21 Jul 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CDC, July 16, 2021 "CDC thus finds that, at this time, there is appropriate infrastructure in place to protect the children, caregivers, and local communities from elevated risk of COVID-19 transmission as a result of the introduction of UC, and... Read More

Tags: orr , COVID-19 , Title 42 , DHS , CDC

DHS Extends US/Canada/Mexico Travel Restrictions One More Month
Posted on 21 Jun 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Canada border. Such travel... Read More

Tags: COVID-19 , DHS , border

DHS Extends US-Mexico-Canada Border Restrictions Again
Posted on 22 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 205 / Thursday, October 22, 2020 "This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States... Read More

DHS Extends Travel Restrictions to Canada, Mexico
Posted on 21 Sep 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Canada border. Such... Read More

Advance Copy of H-2A Temporary Final Rule (effective Aug. 19, 2020)
Posted on 18 Aug 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 08/20/2020. "As a result of continued disruptions and uncertainty to the U.S. food agriculture sector during the summer and upcoming fall agricultural season caused by the global... Read More

Tags: COVID-19 , USCIS , DHS , H-2A

DHS Extends Northern, Southern Border Closures
Posted on 21 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Canada border. Such... Read More

Tags: Canada , Mexico , COVID-19 , DHS

Feds Postpone MPP Hearings Again
Posted on 16 Jun 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

EOIR, June 16, 2020 "The Departments of Justice (DOJ) and Homeland Security (DHS) remain committed to proceeding with Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) hearings as expeditiously as possible. The Departments have been in ongoing discussions about... Read More

Advance Copies of DHS, CDC Border Blockade Extensions
Posted on 21 May 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Mexico Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the... Read More

Tags: HHS , COVID-19 , DHS , CDC , asylum

DHS Extends Border Blockade
Posted on 20 May 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, May 19, 2020 "Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States, Canada, and Mexico These documents announce the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security... Read More

Tags: COVID-19 , DHS , border