Consular Update Regarding Immigrant Visas Following the Rescinding of Presidential Proclamation 10014: U.S. Embassy Kingston, Jamaica
Presidential Proclamation (P.P.) 10014, entitled “Suspension of Entry of Immigrants Who Present a Risk to the United States Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak,” was rescinded on February 24, 2021. Embassy Kingston’s Immigrant Visa unit will work to reschedule canceled appointments, and schedule new appointments as circumstances and resources permit. We will be in touch with applicants with instructions about appointment dates and times. For cases affected by P.P. 10014 in which the visa interview was completed and we only need additional or updated documents, we will also be in contact to make necessary arrangements.
P.P. 10052 remains in effect and is currently set to expire on March 31, 2021. PP 10052 applies to applicants for H-1B, H-2B, and L-1 visas; J-1 visa applicants participating in the intern, trainee, teacher, camp counselor, au pair, or summer work travel programs; and any spouses or children of covered applicants applying for H-4, L-2, or J-2 visas. The geographic COVID-19-related P.P.s 9984, 9992, and 10143, which suspend entry into the United States of foreign nationals who have been physically present in the People’s Republic of China, Islamic Republic of Iran, Schengen Area, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, Brazil, and South Africa, in the 14-day period before seeking entry into the United States, also remain in effect.
- Please read the Rescission of Presidential Proclamation 10014 for more information regarding the original Presidential Proclamation.
- The latest information on our operating status can be found on our website at jm.usembassy.gov or by visiting www.travel.state.gov.
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