Bloomberg Law
Feb. 10, 2021, 9:43 PMUpdated: Feb. 10, 2021, 10:17 PM

Visa Bans Under Biden Administration Review, Attorney Says (1)

Genevieve Douglas
Genevieve Douglas

Lawyers for the U.S. Justice Department told a federal court Wednesday that the Biden administration is still reviewing Trump-era travel bans that bar certain visa holders from entering the U.S.

“The agencies are considering their options,” Justice Department attorney Thomas Benton York told U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta in Washington during a video status conference in a lawsuit by visa applicants challenging directives issued by former President Donald Trump.

“Ultimately, the proclamation itself, the administration is actively reviewing,” York said.

The lack of action means that April and June proclamations signed by Trump remain in place, barring entry for green ...

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