Presidential Proclamation

Page last updated: October 17, 2017, 6:20 p.m. Eastern Time

Presidential proclamation temporarily suspended

A U.S. court issued a temporary restraining order blocking much of the implementation of this presidential proclamation.

The restrictions below only apply to North Korea and Venezuela right now.

Who is not impacted?

The proclamation does not apply to:

  • All existing immigrant and nonimmigrants currently holding a visa (i.e., individuals will not have their visas revoked)
  • Any lawful permanent resident of the United States
  • Any foreign national admitted or paroled into the United States on or after the effective date
  • Any foreign national who has an advance parole (travel) document that is valid on or after the effective date and that permits travel and to seek entry to the United States
  • Any dual national of a country when the individual is traveling on a passport issued by a non-designated country
  • Any foreign national granted asylum by the United States
  • Any refugee that has been admitted to the United States