Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus

On January 31, 2020, the President signed a proclamation suspending the entry into the United States of any aliens who were present in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), excluding the Special Autonomous Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, during the 14 day period preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States.  We strongly encourage all visa applicants who have traveled to, or who are intending to travel to, the PRC, to reschedule their visa interview appointment or travel to the United States until at least 14 days after their departure from the PRC.  Read the full text of the proclamation: