Original Date AnnouncedApril 10, 2018
Presidential Proclamation removes Chad from the restrictions and limitations of Presidential Proclamation 9645, which had limited Chad nationals seeking to enter the United States on non-immigrant tourist and immigrant visas. [ID #717]Presidential Proclamation : Maintaining Enhanced Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats
Effective DateApril 13, 2018
Biden Administration Action: Revoked/ReplacedJanuary 20, 2021
Proclamation on Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to the United States.
This Biden administration policy revokes in its entirety the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.
On January 20, 2021, President Biden issued a presidential proclamation lifting two nationality-based travel bans issued by the Trump administration: the 2017 travel ban affecting nationals of Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen, and the 2020 ban affecting nationals of Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar (Burma), Nigeria, Sudan, and Tanzania. The order removing Chad from the list of banned nationalities was revoked as part of the elimination of related orders.View Document