At the end of September, the Biden administration announced its plans to end the travel ban on travelers from the Schengen Area, China, Iran, U.K, Ireland, Brazil, South Africa and India beginning in early November, though little is known about exactly when and how the ban will be removed.
In lieu of the travel bans, all international travelers will be required to prove they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test from within three days of their flight to the U.S.
The many travelers and businesses impacted by the travel restrictions still have a lot of unanswered questions. The White House has yet to provide any information on:
Grossman Young & Hammond will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available.
On September 28th, Croatia became the 40th member of the U.S. Visa Waiver Program, which allows Croatians to travel to the U.S. visa-free for up to 90 days (with only a travel authorization, for tourism and/or business purposes) beginning December 1, 2021.
Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas, remarked, “[The] designation of Croatia as a new participant in the Visa Waiver Program is an important recognition of our countries’ shared economic and security interests. I congratulate Croatia for becoming the 40th member of the VWP after having met strict requirements, and I look forward to our continued close cooperation on key priorities.”
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