President Trump’s Executive Order Suspending Immigration

IMMIGRATION Executive order signed by President Trump suspends the entry of several categories of immigrants for 60 days who are currently outside of the U.S. and do not already have a valid immigrant visa to travel to the U.S. For full text of the executive order, visit whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/proclamation-suspending-entry-immigrants-present-risk-u-s-labor-market-economic-recovery-following-covid-19-outbreak/.

Who is included in the order: People OUTSIDE of the U.S. and who don’t already have a visa as date of order 4/22/20.

There is a list of people who are not included:

  1. spouses/children under 21 of U.S. citizens;
  2. Green card applicants already in the U.S.;
  3. U.S military members/spouses/children;
  4. LPR or Green card holders;
  5. medical professionals/ scientists working on COVID-19.
  6. EB-5 Investors/National Interests Visa applicants;
  7. SI or SQ Immigrant categories; and
  8. Adoptees in the IR-4 or IH-4 categories.

If you have any questions whether the Immigration Order affects your pending petition with USCIS or Consular Processing, contact Patel Law PLC for a free initial consultation at (602) 266-2169.