Trump Administration Issues Presidential Proclamation Severely Restricting Entry of Certain Nonimmigrants into the U.S. & Extending Prior Ban on Entry of Most Immigrant Visa Categories

On June 22, 2020, the Trump Administration issued  yet another Presidential Proclamation  that further restricts immigration and stands to severely impact the U.S. business community and its ability to hire foreign talent. The latest Proclamation targets some of the most commonly used employment-based visa categories. The current administration has issued its latest series of restrictions with the primary justification of implementing protectionist policies in order to mitigate the negative economic and employment consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic...
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