Visa Chart: Presidential Proclamation of June 22, 2020

Updated 7/8/2020

J-1Visa Chart

All conditions below are made with the assumption that visa/visa stamp was valid on June 24

Current Location Valid J-1 DS-2019 and Valid J-1 Visa Stamp Valid J-1 DS-2019 but No Valid Visa Stamp
Currently Inside of the US Re-entry from abroad:

Not possible to re-enter if traveling from/transiting through a country barred by previous Presidential Proclamations.

Extension of J-1 DS-2019 status within the US:

Currently, yes if otherwise eligible for an extension.

Re-entry from abroad:

Re-entry from abroad in J status: possible if not traveling from/transiting through a country barred by previous Presidential Proclamations and if US consulate abroad has reopened for visa appointments. Check individual consulates for reopening schedules.

Extension of J-1 DS-2019 status:

Currently, yes, if otherwise eligible for an extension

Ability to extend J-visa stamp abroad:

Depends. See above for re-entry guidance

Currently Outside of the US Re-entry from abroad in J status:

Possible if not traveling from/transiting through a country barred by previous Presidential Proclamations.

Extension of J-1 DS-2019 form from within the US:

Currently, yes if otherwise eligible for an extension

Re-entry from abroad in J status:

Possible if not traveling from/transiting through a country barred by previous Presidential Proclamations and if US consulate abroad has reopened for visa appointments. Check individual consulates for reopening schedules.

Extension of J-1 DS-2019 status:

Currently, yes, if otherwise eligible for an extension

Ability to extend J-visa stamp abroad:

Depends. See above for re-entry guidance


H-1B Visa Chart

All conditions below are made with the assumption that visa/visa stamp was valid on June 24

Current Location Valid H1B I-797 and Valid Visa Stamp Valid H1B I-797 but No Valid Visa Stamp
Currently Inside of the US Re-entry from abroad:

Possible if not traveling from/transiting through a country barred by previous Presidential Proclamations.

Extension of H-1B status:

Possible

Re-entry from abroad:

Not possible. Consult ISSO adviser if Canadian citizen

Extension of H-1B status:

Possible

Currently Outside of the US Re-entry from abroad in H-status:

Possible

Extension of H-1B status:

Not possible. Must re-enter country before H-1B expiration and ISSO must file for extension by mail

Re-entry from abroad in H-status:

Not possible

Extension of H-1B status:

Not possible

New H-1B visa stamp:

Not possible