According to the media reports, In light of the coronavirus pandemic, The US President Joe Biden imposed new travel restrictions on India, barring most non-U.S. citizens from entering the United States.
As per to the White House said that, new travel restrictions, which take effect on May 4, Tuesday, at 12:01 am ET (0401 GMT), are on the advice of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and were imposed because “the magnitude and scope of the coronavirus pandemic” in India was “increasing,”.
Joe Biden signed a proclamation implementing the restrictions which reads that India “accounts for over one-third of new world cases” and added that “proactive measures are required to protect the nation’s public health from travelers entering the United States” from India.
It must be noted that President Biden, In January issued a similar ban on most non-U.S. citizens entering the country who have recently been in South Africa, Biden also reimposed an entry ban on nearly all non-
U.S. travelers who have been in Brazil, the United Kingdom, Ireland and 26 countries in Europe that allow travel across open borders. China and Iran are also both covered by the policy.
The policy means most non-U.S. nationals who have been in one of the stated countries within the last 14 days are not eligible to travel to the United States.
Permanent U.S. residents and family members and some other non-U.S. citizens, such as students, are exempted.
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