Due to the situation with COVID-19, U.S. consulates in Germany are still only processing emergency appointments regardless of visa category. In order to receive an emergency appointment, employees had to fulfill one of the following criteria:
U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 lifted the entry bans on green card applicants and foreign workers imposed by his predecessor Donald Trump. Accordingly, holders of valid visas will be allowed to enter the U.S. and green cards will be reissued at U.S. consulates worldwide.
The Chinese government has again tightened its entry regulations. All passengers entering China must provide a negative nucleic acid and IgM antibody test starting March 02, 2021. The test date must be no more than 48 hours before departure to China.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump, shortly before leaving office, had ordered the end of entry ban of foreigners who had been in the 26 countries of the Schengen area, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Brazil within 14 days before their entry into the United States. This decision has now been rescinded by US President Joe...