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COVID-19: CBP/TSA restrict arrivals of flights carrying persons traveling from Schengen Area

  1. Original Date Announced

    March 17, 2020

    COVID-19: CBP/TSA direct all inbound flights carrying persons who have recently traveled from, or were otherwise present within the Schengen Area, to designated airports to focus public health resources and enhanced screening procedures accordingly. The designated airports are: JFK Airport in New York; O'Hare Airport in Chicago; San Francisco International Airport; Seattle-Tacoma International Airport; Inouye International Airport in Hawaii; Los Angeles International Airport; Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport; Washington-Dulles Airport; Newark Airport; Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport; Detroit Metropolitan Airport; Miami International Airport; and Logan Airport in Boston.

    [ID #832]

    See Biden administration action below.

    Notification of Arrival Restrictions Applicable to Flights Carrying Persons Who Have Recently Traveled From or Were Otherwise Present Within the Countries of the Schengen Area
  2. Effective Date

    March 13, 2020
  4. Biden Administration Action: Modified

    October 25, 2021

    2021.10.25 A Proclamation on Advancing the Safe Resumption of Global Travel During the COVID-⁠19 Pandemic

    This Biden administration policy modifies the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.

    On October 25, 2021, President Biden issued a Proclamation declaring that the U.S. will move away from a country-by-country system of restrictions relating to the COVID-10 pandemic and instead focus on noncitizen nonimmigrants' vaccination status when determining whether or not to allow entry.

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Current Status

Not in effect
October 25, 2021
Acted on by Biden Administration

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