The Trump administration has relaxed some guidelines for H-1B visas permitting visa holders to enter the US if they’re returning to the identical jobs that they had previous to the proclamation of the visa ban.
The US Division of State advisory mentioned dependents (spouses and youngsters) may also be allowed to journey together with main visa holders.
“Journey by candidates in search of to renew ongoing employment in the US in the identical place with the identical 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 critical to facilitate the rapid and continued financial restoration of the US.
US President Donald Trump had signed a proclamation on this regard on June 22.
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.
“Journey supported by a request from a US authorities company or entity to satisfy important US international coverage targets or to fulfill treaty or contractual obligations. This would come with people, recognized by the Division of Protection or one other US authorities company, performing analysis, offering IT help/companies, or participating different related initiatives important to a US authorities company,” the advisory acknowledged.