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CDC Extends and Amends Suspension of Entry of Certain Foreign Nationals over Land Border Crossings
On March 20, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the suspension of certain foreign nationals traveling to the United States via land borders regardless of their nationality. The order effectuating the suspension stated that the primary purpose was to mitigate “[t]he danger to the public health that results from the introduction of […]
Calls to Halt the H-2 Visa Programs Are Uninformed and Threaten U.S. Food Security
News that the U.S. economy lost a record 20.5 million jobs in April during the coronavirus pandemic has led some to call for the immediate suspension of the country’s temporary work visas programs without a full understanding of the essential role these programs play in addressing chronic labor shortages, particularly in food production and food […]
Travel Restrictions and Government Accommodation During COVID-19
It is difficult to imagine a more uncertain time for travelers than what we are seeing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past several months, individuals around the globe have encountered numerous levels of travel restrictions that have complicated both personal and professional travel. Since January 2020, governments worldwide have implemented and extended travel restrictions of varying degrees. Many of these began with restrictions on […]