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USCIS announces Iranian nationals are no longer eligible for E-1 or E-2 visas due to treaty termination

  1. Original Date Announced

    January 23, 2020

    USCIS announces that nationals of Iran and their dependents are no longer eligible to change to or extend their stay in E-1 or E-2 nonimmigrant status on the basis of the 1955 Treaty of Amity due to the treaty's termination. [ID #775]

    Termination of Eligibility for E-1 and E-2 Nonimmigrant Classification Based on Treaty of Amity with Iran
  2. Effective Date

    January 23, 2020

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: Bureau of Consular Affairs USCIS

Pre Trump-Era Policies


Trump-Era Policy Documents

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