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DOS tightens visa restrictions for Chinese Communist Party members

  1. Date Announced

    Dec. 2, 2020

    DOS limits travel into the U.S. for CCP members, their spouses, and their children under age 21. Specifically, travel visas (B-1, B-2, or B-1/B-2) for such individuals are newly limited to one month, single entry. This policy change was made through the addition of a country specific footnote to the State Department Reciprocity Schedule for China.

    (ID #1204)

    View Policy Document
  2. Effective Date of Change

    Dec. 2, 2020

Commentary

U.S. Tightens Visa Rules for Chinese Communist Party Members

NYT article discussing the change including commentary from the DOS spoksperson.

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