Travel Ban Impacting Foreign National Travelers from Schengen Area and UK will Remain in Effect
July 28, 2021
Under pressure from airlines, the tourism industry, and foreign leaders, the Biden Administration promised in mid-July to review and potentially update the travel ban applicable to foreign national travelers seeking entry to the U.S. from the UK and Schengen Area countries. However, as of July 26, 2021, the Biden Administration decided that it will not lift COVID-19 travel restrictions for foreign national travelers into the U.S. from Europe, Ireland and the UK given concerns about the highly contagious Delta variant. The travel bans from India, South Africa, Brazil, Iran and China also remain in effect.
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