The Trump administration has relaxed some guidelines for H-1B visas permitting visa holders to enter the United States if they’re returning to the identical jobs they’d previous to the proclamation of the visa ban.
The US Department of State advisory mentioned dependents (spouses and youngsters) may also be allowed to journey together with main visa holders.
“Travel by applicants seeking to resume ongoing employment in the United States in the same position with the same employer and visa classification,” the state division advisory mentioned.
The administration additionally allowed journey by technical specialists, senior-level managers, and different staff who maintain H-1B visas and their journey is important to facilitate the fast and continued financial restoration of the United States.
On June 22, the US President Donald Trump had signed a proclamation that until the top of the 12 months within the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The administration additionally allowed journey of visa holders who’re working as public well being or healthcare skilled, or researcher to alleviate the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, or to conduct ongoing medical analysis in an space with a considerable public well being profit.
“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 said.