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Request for National Interest Exception for a Current Visa Holder

Presidential Proclamation 10143 , related to reducing the spread of COVID-19, suspends the entry into the United States, as immigrants or nonimmigrants, of all aliens who were physically present within the Schengen Area during the 14-day period preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States. Certain travelers seeking to provide vital support for critical infrastructure, and ...
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Demonstration Alert: Brussels, Sunday, January 31, 2021

Location:  Central Station, Possibly Atomium Area, Brussels, Belgium Event:  A demonstration in opposition of Belgian government measures to contain the coronavirus is expected on Sunday, January 31, 2021, beginning at approximately 11:00 a.m. near Central Station in Brussels.  It is possible that additional protests will take place near the Atomium in Brussels at the same ...
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Waivers to the CDC testing requirement for flights to the United States

Please note that Brussels Airport offers PCR rapid tests whose results can be available in the period of a few hours. Given that this service is available, individuals in Belgium considering a testing waiver should carefully consider the utility of submitting such a request. Waivers to the testing requirement may be granted by the CDC on an ...
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Health Alert: Update on Travel Restrictions Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic

January 27, 2021 Location:  Belgium Event: U.S. citizens in Belgium are advised of the following key travel restrictions: First, Belgium is restricting all non-essential travel to and from the country from January 27, 2021 to March 1, 2021.  Belgium has defined non-essential travel as travel that does not fall into one of six categories, as listed ...
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