Cyrus D. Mehta & Kaitlyn Box, Nov. 30, 2021
"On November 26, 2021, President Biden issued a Presidential Proclamation entitled “A Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose...
Cyrus D. Mehta, Feb. 16, 2021
"On February 10, 2021, the Department of State (DOS) announced that certain business travelers, investors, treaty traders, academics, students, and journalists may qualify for national interest exceptions under the...
State Department, Jan. 22, 2021
"On January 20, 2021, President Biden signed a Presidential Proclamation titled “Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to the United States.” This proclamation ends the travel restrictions under Presidential...
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...
Angelo A. Paparelli, July 3, 2020
"We’ve seen this movie before.
Scene 1 : The President issues a proclamation in reliance on his authority to restrict the entry of certain noncitizens under Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) §...
White House, June 29, 2020
Proclamation on Amendment to Proclamation 10052
"By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including sections 212(f) and 215(a) of the Immigration and...
Cyrus Mehta, Feb. 2, 2020
"President Trump has done it again. On January 31, 2020, he used his extraordinary broad powers under INA § 212(f) to expand his travel ban to six additional countries. The affected countries are Nigeria, Eritrea...
The Trump Administration’s New Expanded Travel Ban: What You Need To Know
Updated January 31, 2020 (current as of: 4:45pm EDT)
By the Penn State Law Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic, the AILA New England Chapter, and the American-Arab...
White House, Jan. 31, 2020
"Proclamation on Improving Enhanced Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry
In Executive Order 13780 of March 6, 2017 (Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States...
CCR, Sept. 5, 2019
"The Center for Constitutional Rights sued the Trump administration for rescinding approved visas for nearly three dozen Yemeni family members of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents after Trump’s Muslim Ban took...
Almaqrami v. Pompeo
"Plaintiffs were offered the chance to apply for a select number of “diversity visas.” The government never granted them visas, and the statutory deadline to do so has now passed. But this case is not moot because...
Department of State Report: Implementation of Presidential Proclamation 9645, December 8, 2017 to March 31, 2019
"[T]he Department of State is providing statistical information related to visa applications made by nationals of the eight countries...
Cyrus Mehta, June 10, 2019
"On May 31, 2019, the State Department added new questions to visa application forms , DS-160/DS-156 Nonimmigrant Visa Application and Form DS-260, Immigrant Visa Application. Visa applicants now have to disclose the...
ACLU, May 3, 2019
"A federal court has rejected the Trump administration’s bid to outright dismiss IRAP v. Trump, a lawsuit challenging the president’s Muslim ban executive order that bars people from select Muslim-majority countries...
Prof. Robert L. Tsai, Mar. 27, 2019
"At the time of the high court’s ruling, the key question was whether the policy was constitutional as written. But now, more than two years since Trump first issued the ban, the question isn’t simply...