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Immigration Law

US Airport Restrictions, Incoming Brazil Flights (CBP/TSA)

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 05/28/2020

"This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security to direct all flights to the United States carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, the Federative Republic of Brazil (Brazil) to arrive at one of the United States airports where the United States Government is focusing public health resources. ... Flights departing after 11:59 pm Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, and covered by the arrival restrictions announced or modified in this document are required to land at one of the airports identified in this document. ... [E]ffective for flights departing after 11:59 pm Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, I hereby direct all operators of aircraft to ensure that all flights carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within, Brazil land only at one of the following 15 airports:  John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), New York;  Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), Illinois;  San Francisco International Airport (SFO), California;  Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), Washington;  Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL), Hawaii;  Los Angeles International Airport, (LAX), California;  Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), Georgia;  Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD), Virginia;  Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), New Jersey;  Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), Texas;  Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW), Michigan;  Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), Massachusetts;  Miami International Airport (MIA), Florida;  Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), Florida; and  George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH), Texas."