Updated: New Presidential Proclamation Impacting H-1B Employees

On June 22, 2020, President Trump issued a Presidential Proclamation barring the issuance and entry of H-1B visas by the US Department of State until 12/31/2020. Those employees who currently hold a valid H-1B visa stamp, currently in the US in H-1B status, or will change status to H-1B while in the US are not impacted by this action. This new action will go into effect at 12:01 a.m.