Many Europeans who work in the U.S. still can’t visit home

based on an investment in an American business, and said she’s being forced to make one of the most difficult decisions of her life. 

“It’s very hard for me to make the decision to go and be with him because I simply wouldn’t be allowed back into the United States due to the travel ban if I did,” she said. legally might still have to wait to do the same seems pretty inconsistent,” he said. As Europe starts to relax travel restrictions, the Biden administration has not publicly indicated a timeline for lifting restrictions and it’s not clear where a reopening plan fits into the administration’s agenda.”We have no changes to announce at this time,” a State Department spokesperson said in a statement to CBS News. Yacha Toueg, who holds an H-1B visa, which is for temporary workers which special skills, hasn’t seen his family in France in nearly two years, thanks to coronavirus-related travel restrictions established more than a year ago. The product manager for a Los Angeles-based tech company might not be able to go home to see his brother get married this summer. I would be putting my career at risk,” he said. She has an E-2 visa, which allows individuals to work inside the U.S. Now it’s crashing. I can’t put my business at risk and lose everything I’ve built all these years by being stuck abroad. But many Europeans who work in the U.S. also restricted travel from the United Kingdom, Ireland, Brazil, China, Iran, South Africa and India. to resume their work and their lives — which in many cases, could mean losing their jobs. The U.S. This means non-immigrant visa holders who travel home to Europe wouldn’t be allowed back into the U.S. “Our whole life is here, so we should have a right to come back home. visa holders are not. While American citizens and green card holders are exempt from the travel ban, many U.S. for an undetermined amount of time.”

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“The E.U. reopening borders to non-essential travel is a positive step forward. We’re not citizens, but we’re not tourists either, and yet, we suffer the same restrictions as tourists,” he said. Why is the price of Bitcoin dropping like a stone? But within days of taking office, the Biden administration reinstated the ban.Jean Girard, a French entrepreneur based in Miami, said the travel restrictions are particularly unfair to foreign nationals who are living in the U.S., calling the situation “unacceptable” and “shameful.” “Foreign nationals work, pay taxes, contribute to the economy. still can’t visit home

By Natacha Larnaud

May 21, 2021 / 2:37 PM
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As many vaccinated Americans make plans to visit Europe this summer following a full year of travel restrictions, many Europeans who live and work in the United States can’t go home — if they do, they won’t be allowed back into the U.S. visa holders can travel home soon without having to be stuck outside the U.S. It’s heartbreaking.”In January, President Donald Trump announced a plan to end the ban, saying it was unnecessary because beginning January 26, international travelers started providing proof of a negative coronavirus test before boarding U.S.-bound flights. It’s like we’re being taken hostage.”
First published on May 21, 2021 / 2:37 PM Some restrictions have been in effect for more than a year. Dimitri, who asked that his last name not be included and is a French citizen who works in Miami on an H-1B visa, says it’s “frustrating” that rules are being loosened for vaccinated American tourists to visit Europe while many vaccinated U.S.-based Europeans haven’t been able to go back to their home countries and reunite with their families since the ban was put in place. But traveling to Europe means having no guarantee of coming back any time soon. American tourists are making Europe summer travel plans. has barred most visitors from the Schengen area, a group of 26 countries in Europe, from entering the country. He says the situation is “becoming increasingly difficult.””I’ve already missed many important life moments because of travel restrictions. “If vaccinated Americans can travel to Europe for a vacation, I hope that vaccinated U.S. Nevertheless, the fact that thousands of Europeans living in the U.S. “I can’t just leave my kids alone here, my employees, without knowing when I’d be able to return. “We look forward to the resumption of transatlantic travel as soon as our medical and public health professionals advise.”A foreign national who owns a retail store in South Florida said her father is “extremely sick” and living in a retirement home in Germany.