Trump Administration Makes An Exception To H-1B Visa Ban
President Trump has relaxed some rules for H-1B visas holders allowing them to enter America if they are returning to the same jobs they had prior to the proclamation of the visa ban.
The US Department of State advisory said spouses and children will also be allowed to travel along with primary visa holders.
“Travel supported by a request from a US government agency or entity to meet critical US foreign policy objectives or to satisfy treaty or contractual obligations. This would include individuals, identified by the Department of Defense or another US government agency, performing research, providing IT support/services, or engaging other similar projects essential to a US government agency,” the advisory stated.
On June 22, the US President Donald Trump had signed a proclamation that till the end of the year in the because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The US administration also allowed travel of visa holders who are working as public health or healthcare professional, or researcher to alleviate the effects of the global pandemic, or to conduct ongoing medical research in an area with a substantial public health benefit.