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On May 24, 2020, President Trump issued a proclamation restricting travel to the United States by foreign nationals who have been physically present in Brazil within a fourteen (14) day period before travel to the United States. Although initially made effective on May 28, 2020, a May 25, 2020 amendment to this proclamation updated the effective date to May 26, 2020. […]

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 […]

In President Trump’s most recent proclamation he included a requirement that the Secretaries of State, Labor, and Homeland Security recommend measures in 30 days to “stimulate the United States economy and ensure the prioritization, hiring, and employment of United States workers.”  Prudent employers should assume that future restrictions will include either a temporary suspension of […]

On March 11, 2020, President Trump issued a proclamation restricting travel to the United States from most of Europe effective Friday, March 13, 2020. While the restriction was initially to remain in effect for 30 days, the proclamation stated that the restriction would continue until termination by the President. As such, travel to the U.S. from most […]