US President Joe Biden reverses Trumps green card ban

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.

Biden stated in his announcement that Trump’s executive orders have hindered family reunions and have only damaged the U.S. economy.

Persons who obtain a new green card outside the United States through the consular process, and thus were previously subject to the immigrant visa ban, may still be affected by the Corona Travel Ban if, for example, they were physically present in the Schengen Area within 14 days prior to their entry.

The Corona Travel Ban and the Nonimmigrant Visa Ban remain in force without any changes. Both will remain in effect until March 31, 2021.

Currently, it is unclear when or if the Corona Travel Ban and Nonimmigrant Visa Ban can be expected to be abolished.

We will keep you informed.

Related Posts

Proposed legislation: Posting of workers after Brexit

By means of the proposed legislation, to be taken from the printed matter 19/26891 of the German Bundestag of 23 February 2021, the coalition faction of the CDU/CSU and the SPD present a strategy for...

Labor Migration – Current Western Balkans Regulation

Just in time for the beginning of the year, there are innovations that must be taken into account when calculating wage tax and reporting social security contributions.

Latest blogs on global assignments

Proposed legislation: Posting of workers after Brexit
29. March 2021
Labor Migration – Current Western Balkans Regulation
19. March 2021
Update – Overview: Entry applications within Europe
15. March 2021
Employers located abroad
11. March 2021
One year of Fachkräfteeinwanderungsgesetz
5. March 2021
Splitting contributions in foreign social insurance
1. March 2021

Get the latest information on "International Personnel Management - assignments worldwide".