Original Date AnnouncedSeptember 15, 2020
DOS releases an FAQ on J Visa Processing after Presidential Proclamation 10052, which suspends the issuance of visas to certain applicants. The FAQ provides information regarding the continuation of visa programs and the availability of national interest exceptions. [ID #1064]DOS publishes FAQ on J Visa Processing Under Presidential Proclamation 10052
Effective DateSeptember 15, 2020
Subsequent Trump-Era and Court Action(s)
October 12, 2020
Department of State issues update on court order regarding Presidential Proclamation 10052
DOS announced that as a result of the federal district court's injunction in National Association of Manufacturers v. DHS, any J-1, H-1B, H-2B, or L-1 applicant who is either sponsored (as an exchange visitor) by, petitioned by, or whose petitioner is a member of, one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit is no longer subject to PP 10052’s entry restrictions.
**Litigation is listed for informational purposes and is not comprehensive. For the current status of legal challenges, check other sources.**View Document
Biden Administration Action: ExpiredApril 21, 2021
2021.04.01 Update on Presidential Proclamation 10052
This Biden administration policy effectively revokes in its entirety the Trump-era policy underlying this entry, thus also revoking this policy.
On April 1, 2021, DOS announced that the Trump-era policy had expired and that individuals whose visas had been denied under Proclamation 10052 could now reapply.View Document