Check out who all can travel to the US amidst uncertainty in international travel

May 5, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

Starting May 4, the US has put a few restrictions on Indian immigrants arriving in the US...

...as the COVID-19 cases have surged in India over the past few weeks.

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Indians who took a flight before May 4 were not banned from entering the country.

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Non-citizens of US who were in India for 14 days preceding...

...arrival to US are restricted from entering the country.

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However, flights between the two countries are allowed, but the frequency has been severely reduced.

Air India and United are the only two airlines operating non-stop flights between the two countries.

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These restrictions don’t apply to the following people -

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Student visa holders, if their classes start on or after August 1, 2021.

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Non-citizen spouse of a US citizen or who is a legal permanent resident (LPR) of the US.

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Non-citizen who is a parent or legal guardian of a US citizen or LPR,...

...provided the LPR child is unmarried and below the age of 21.

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Non-citizen who is a sibling of a US citizen or LPR,...

...provided both are non-citizens or LPR, is unmarried and below 21 years of age.

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Non-citizen who is a child, foster child (expected adoptee of US citizen...

...pursuant to IR-4 or IH-4 visa classifications) of a US citizen or LPR.

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Non-citizen travelling to the US at the invitation of the US government...

...regarding containment or mitigation of the virus.

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