Immigration Law

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Presidential Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus
Posted on 29 Nov 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Nov. 26, 2021 " ... I, JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR., President of the United States, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including sections 212(f) and 215(a) of the Immigration and... Read More

CBP: Presidential Proclamation Exemptions of Certain Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus Disease (June 7, 2021)
Posted on 12 Jun 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CBP, June 7, 2021 "• The President of the United States signed various Presidential Proclamations titled: “Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Non-Immigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus... Read More

Biden Revokes Trump's "No Health Insurance, No Green Card" Proclamation
Posted on 16 May 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, May 14, 2021 "A Proclamation on Revoking Proclamation 9945 The suspension of entry imposed in Proclamation 9945 of October 4, 2019 (Suspension of Entry of Immigrants Who Will Financially Burden the United States Healthcare System... Read More

Presidential Proclamation, India, Suspension and Limitation on Entry of Certain Non-immigrants
Posted on 3 May 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Apr. 30, 2021 "I, JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR., President of the United States, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including sections 212(f) and 215(a) of the Immigration and Nationality... Read More

DOS: 45-Day Review Following the Revocation of Proclamations 9645 and 9983
Posted on 11 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOS, Mar. 8, 2021 "On January 20, President Biden signed Proclamation 10141, “Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to the United States.” President Biden has made clear that the now-rescinded Proclamations 9645 and 9983 were a stain... Read More

DOS on Rescission of Presidential Proclamations 9645 and 9983 (Mar. 10, 2021)
Posted on 11 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOS, Mar. 10, 2021 Rescission of Presidential Proclamations 9645 and 9983 "On January 20, 2021, President Biden signed a Presidential Proclamation titled “Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to the United States.” This proclamation... Read More

DOS on NIEs for Certain Travelers from the Schengen Area, United Kingdom, and Ireland
Posted on 3 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOS, Mar. 2, 2021 "On March 2, 2021, the Secretary of State rescinded the previous national interest determination regarding categories of travelers eligible for exceptions under Presidential Proclamation (PP) 10143 as related to the Schengen Area... Read More

DOS Visa News (Feb. 24, 2021)
Posted on 25 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

On Feb. 24, 2021 DOS posted four items to its "Visa News" web page: Feb 24, 2021 Extension of Presidential Proclamation 10052 Feb 24, 2021 National Interest Exceptions to Presidential Proclamation 10052 Suspending the Entry of Nonimmigrants... Read More

Biden Revokes IV Ban
Posted on 24 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Feb. 24, 2021 - A Proclamation on Revoking Proclamation 10014 "The suspension of entry imposed in Proclamation 10014 of April 22, 2020 (Suspension of Entry of Immigrants Who Present a Risk to the United States Labor Market During... Read More

Pres. Proc. 10142: Termination of Emergency With Respect to the Southern Border of the United States and Redirection of Funds Diverted to Border Wall Construction
Posted on 27 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 16 / Wednesday, January 27, 2021 / Presidential Documents Proclamation 10142 of January 20, 2021 "... I, JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR., President of the United States of America, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution... Read More

Proclamation Terminating Restrictions on Entry of Certain Travelers from the Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and Brazil
Posted on 19 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Jan. 18, 2021 "... Proclamation 9993 of March 11, 2020 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus), Proclamation 9996 of March 14, 2020... Read More

Prof. Peter Margulies on Doe v. Trump (Uninsured Ban)
Posted on 6 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Peter Margulies, Jan. 5, 2021 "In a decision on Dec. 31 in Doe #1 v. Trump , the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld President Trump's Oct. 2019 proclamation barring entry of immigrants without "approved" health... Read More

DOS on Extension of Presidential Proclamations 10014 and 10052
Posted on 5 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

State Department, Jan. 1, 2021 "On December 31, 2020, the President signed a Presidential Proclamation on Suspension of Entry of Immigrants and Nonimmigrants Who Continue to Present a Risk to the United States Labor Market . This proclamation extends... Read More

Cyrus Mehta on Trump's Last Gasp: Extending the Visa Bans
Posted on 4 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus Mehta, Kaitlyn Box, Jan. 4, 2021 "On the last day of 2020, Trump issued a Presidential Proclamation extending two previous Proclamations – Proclamation 10014 (Suspension of Entry of Immigrants Who Present a Risk to the United States... Read More

Trump Extends PP 10014 and 10052
Posted on 1 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Dec. 31, 2020 "I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including sections 212(f) and 215(a) of the Immigration and Nationality... Read More