On March 11, 2020, President Trump issued a proclamation prohibiting the entry of foreign nationals who have been physically present within any European countries in the Schengen Area within the last 14 days.
The Schengen Area includes the following European Union countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. European countries not included in that list are not subject to the ban.
The proclamation goes into effect on 11:59 p.m. eastern daylight time on March 13, 2020, until terminated by the President.
The proclamation does not apply to the following individuals:
If you believe you may be subject to the proclamation, please contact an attorney at Minsky, McCormick & Hallagan, P.C. to discuss your options.
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