In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, President Trump has announced travel restrictions to the U.S. for most foreign nationals who have traveled to certain countries in Europe within 14 days of their intended travel to the U.S.
These restrictions will remain in force until further notification from the White House.
NOTE: MARCH 16, 2020 at 11:59 EDT the United Kingdom and Ireland were added to the list from which travel to the U.S. is restricted
On Friday, March 13, 2020, travel to the United States is restricted from:
China (excluding Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau), effective since February 2, 2020
The Islamic State of Iran, effective since March 2, 2020
All of the following are subject to travel restrictions effective March 13, 2020
There are a number of exceptions to these restrictions which include U.S. Citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents and their spouses and children. A full list of exceptions may be found here.
Although U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents and their families will be permitted to return from restricted countries, they will be subject to enhanced screening procedures.
The Department of State has created a U.S. Travelers in Europe page for additional information on travel from Europe.
Maggio Kattar will monitor continuing developments and keep you apprised as they unfold.