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U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico Border Closures Extended

The Department of Homeland Security announced the extension of restrictions along the U.S.-Canada and U.S.-Mexico borders. Restrictions to non-essential travel, including tourism and recreational travel, were initially implemented March 21, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement on May 19, 2020, Acting DHS Secretary Wolf said, “Non-essential travel will not be permitted until this administration … Continue Reading

President Trump Announces Suspension of Immigration Due to COVID-19, Details Not Yet Available

Late on April 20, President Trump tweeted his intention to issue an Executive Order (EO) that “temporarily” suspends immigration into the United States. The proposed suspension may be issued in two EOs that address the following: 60-day travel ban EO: The first EO may consist of a 60-day ban on the issuance of immigrant visas, … Continue Reading
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