Presidential Proclamation Issued: Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak
June 23, 2020
President Trump just issued a Presidential Proclamation, “Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market Following the Coronavirus Outbreak,” effective immediately and until December 31, 2020. You can find a summary of this proclamation here. As it relates to our institution, this will impact: Those currently outside the U.S. […]
June 4, 2020
Hurricane season kicked off beginning this month and it runs through November 30th. There can be occasional outliers where a storm develops outside the traditional season but typically active storms have been captured during this period. We thought we would save you from the cheesy 80s rock music reference for another year but it is […]
May 27, 2020
President Trump has issued another proclamation on May 24, 2020 that restricts travel to the United States by foreign nationals that were physically present in Brazil within a fourteen day period. What does this mean for our community? It means that a foreign national would not be able to enter the United States if they […]
April 29, 2020
If you were thinking of Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz, specifically the “Lions and tigers and bears!, Oh, my!” scene, we understand. We are living in an extraordinary period and there has been a lot of communication and updates recently that may impact our international visitors. It can be hard to keep up with […]
April 23, 2020
Yesterday, President Trump signed an executive order that suspends entry of to the U.S. for immigrants. You can find a summary from the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association (AILA) here. First and foremost, this executive order impacts those immigrant visa applications that are outside the U.S. and applying for lawful permanent residency status (also known as […]
March 6, 2020
Julie Wilbers, Director of International Services, and Chris Fuglestad, Education Abroad Coordinator, along with Anesthesiology faculty members Dr. Ben Wallisch and Dr. Samir Patel, and nursing faculty member Dr. Heidi Worabo, spent a week in February in Namibia exploring the potential for UT Health San Antonio collaboration with the University of Namibia. As a result […]
March 6, 2020
Final Rules on Public Charge Determinations: New Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of State (DOS) public charge regulations were originally scheduled to go into effect on October 15, 2019. A preliminary injunction issued by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and other district courts halted enforcement of the […]
February 3, 2020
The OIS wants to bring to your attention the following two recent updates with potential impact on our international visitors: Coronavirus: U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Azar announced a ban on foreign nationals traveling from China and quarantines for U.S. citizens coming from China. The restrictions went into effect at 5:00 p.m. (EST) on […]
November 14, 2019
The travel season has arrived! The next several months are full of holidays that are celebrated across the globe and not to mention that some people just want to get away and enjoy a beautiful remote beach. As we keep this in mind, the OIS wants to remind all international visitors that they should carefully […]
August 1, 2019
Postdoctoral Research Fellows, Faculty, and Administrative Staff The Executive Committee of the UT Health San Antonio has recently approved new policies for postdoctoral research fellows effective September 1, 2019 with full implementation by January 1, 2020. Important features of the policy are summarized below: Define postdoctoral research fellow / establish minimum salary < 5 years […]
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