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The Department of Homeland Security announced on Friday an extension of the non-essential travel ban at land border ports along the U.S./Mexico and U.S./Canada borders. The ban, now in place for over 18 months, prohibits nonimmigrant visa holders from entering the United States for recreational travel, shopping, or visiting relatives.
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Singapore expands quarantine-free travel for vaccinated
(8 days ago) 1 day ago · Singapore’s vaccinated travel lanes may also provide a shot in the arm for the pandemic-hammered airline and tourism industries, analysts said. Before the pandemic, tourism accounted for about five percent of Singapore’s GDP, said Song Seng Wun, a …
California Now Bans State-funded Travel to One-third of
(Just Now) The law has many exceptions: public college athletic teams, for example, travel to banned states using private money. California passed a law in 2016 allowing the state’s attorney general to ban official travel to a state deemed to have violated the rights of LGBTQ individuals. The law was a response to a controversy in 2015, when big
The Latest: US to reopen land travel from Canada, Mexico
(9 days ago) Travel across land borders from Canada and Mexico has been largely restricted to workers whose jobs are deemed essential. New rules will allow fully vaccinated foreign nationals to enter the U.S. regardless of the reason starting in early November. Unlike air travel, for which proof of a negative COVID-19 test is required before boarding a
TSA Says 40% of Employees Still Unvaccinated as Nov
(5 days ago) U.S.-based airlines praised the White House’s announcement to ease inbound travel restrictions. ″We welcome the Biden administration’s science-based approach to begin lifting the restrictions on travel to the U.S. that were put into place at the start of the pandemic,” American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said in a statement.
US to end travel bans for vaccinated passengers
(3 days ago) 20 Sep 2021 0. The United States announced Monday it will lift Covid travel bans on all air passengers in November if they are fully vaccinated and undergo testing and contact tracing. Jeffrey Zients, coronavirus response coordinator for President Joe Biden, told reporters the new “consistent approach” would take effect “early November.”.
Biden Admin to Open Land Border Ports of Entry, Issues
(4 days ago) Biden Admin to Open Land Border Ports of Entry, Issues Vaccine Mandate. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced he will lift the ban on non-essential travel across land border ports of entry in November 2021. The change will apply to travelers who provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.
Fauci Supports Vaccine Passports for Air Travel
(Just Now) Fauci Supports Vaccine Passports for Air Travel. Dr. Anthony Fauci now supports vaccine passports for airline travel. During an interview with the Skimm This podcast that will air this coming Thursday, Fauci said that people hoping to travel with “other people” should be vaccinated. “I would support that if you want to get on a plane and
The Latest: Ponies roam Staten Island amid winter storm
(6 days ago) The snow threat in the Northeast is causing college basketball teams to alter their travel plans. Teams chasing a college basketball title are contending with an unexpected wrinkle that’s making last-minute travel plans difficult — a fierce storm bearing down on the Northeast that could dump up to two feet of snow in some places.
GOP Rival Lonegan to Cory Booker: Newark 'Big Black Hole
(2 days ago) Booker replied “Oh my God” repeatedly, commenting after the debate that he found the comment “offensive.”Lonegan corroborated the statement during the sparring match with the example of a 14-year-old girl who was shot to death in Newark “while [Booker] was on the Jimmy Fallon show telling people what a great job he was doing.”. Lonegan also argued that, financially, Booker’s
United Airlines scores 3Q profit as more travel returns
(7 days ago) 1 day ago · AFP. 19 Oct 2021 0. An improvement in customer travel levels helped United Airlines report a profit in the third quarter on Tuesday even as it pointed to higher jet fuel costs as the latest challenge facing the industry. The big US carrier said third-quarter capacity was down 23 percent compared with the 2019 period. That is up from the second
Malaysia eases travel curbs as Covid outbreak slows
(3 days ago) Malaysia eased domestic and international travel curbs on Sunday for those fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, as a fierce outbreak slows and inoculation rates rise. The Southeast Asian nation had faced its worst Covid-19 wave in recent months, prompting authorities to impose a tough nationwide lockdown.
United posts $473 million 3Q profit on federal pandemic
(Just Now) 1 day ago · Domestic leisure travel has returned to roughly pre-pandemic levels. That prompted United to announce this month that it plans its biggest domestic schedule of flights since March 2020 to meet what it expects will be a surge in holiday travel. For the third quarter, United’s $473 million profit compared with a loss of $1.84 billion last year
White House Under Pressure to Ease Coronavirus Travel Bans
(5 days ago) The travel industry is beginning to say that having travel restrictions is now starting to be unrelated to the Chinese coronavirus, which has slashed the revenue of the industry. The restrictions are increasing problems for international business travel, summer vacations, and even students trying to get back into the states before school starts
US easing virus restrictions for foreign flights to
(1 days ago) By July, domestic travel had recovered to 84% of 2019 numbers, but international travel was just 26% of the same month two years ago, according to figures this month from the airline industry’s main global trade group, the International Air Transport Association.
DHS Extends Ban on Legal Nonessential Land Border Crossings
(4 days ago) 2:54. The Department of Homeland Security announced on Friday an extension of the non-essential travel ban at land border ports along the U.S./Mexico and U.S./Canada borders. The ban, now in place for over 18 months, prohibits nonimmigrant visa holders from entering the United States for recreational travel, shopping, or visiting relatives.
China: U.S. ‘Poisoned the World’ by Letting Americans Travel
(Just Now) 28 Jul 2021 0. 2:28. The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday circulated an infographic on Twitter that claimed the United States has “poisoned the world” by allowing its citizens to travel with coronavirus infections. This latest bit of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) propaganda contradicts the months of dogged undermining of travel bans that
China Bans Travel from Canada, Citing Coronavirus Risks
(Just Now) The Chinese government, which famously opposed travel bans when the Wuhan coronavirus was spreading around the world, announced on Saturday that it will temporarily ban travel from Canada “in view of the current Covid-19 [Chinese coronavirus] situation and the need of epidemic prevention and control.”. “All foreign nationals who hold
Biden Extends COVID Tourism Ban for Border Towns
(3 days ago) Biden Extends COVID Tourism Ban for Border Towns. The Department of Homeland Security announced an extension to the travel limitations at land crossings along the Mexican and Canadian borders. The Trump era ban has been in place since March 2020 and applies to non-essential travel such as day tourism and shopping.
U.S. Prohibits Employee Travel in Chihuahua City Due to
(5 days ago) The newly released travel restriction is in effect until further notice. This security, alert issued on November 8, goes into effect immediately and cites a marked increase in criminal activity throughout the city of Chihuahua. The criminal activity noted is due to a spike in cartel-related activity and associated violence due to turf wars
Australia to lift 18-month COVID-19 travel ban next month
(9 days ago) The neighbors allowed quarantine-free travel across the Tasman Sea before the delta variant outbreak began in Sydney in June. The Australian Tourism Export Council, which represents a sector that made 45 billion Australian dollars ($33 billion) a year from international tourists before the pandemic, said the end of the travel ban paved the way
China Asks Biden to Lift Travel Ban, But Only to
(8 days ago) Chinese citizens are subject to extreme travel restrictions, both at home and abroad. Chinese citizens’ ability to travel and move to different cities nationwide is limited by their hukou, a registration system designed to keep poor and rural Chinese from living near the Communist Party elite. Their behavior generally is limited by China’s
Travel Ban Ends Nearly All Immigration from Terrorist
(1 days ago) The travel ban, State Department data finds, has reduced legal immigration from the eight foreign countries by about 80 percent, compared to 2016 when the ban had not been implemented yet. Six of the eight countries included in Trump’s travel ban have either sponsored Islamic terrorism in the past or have major issues with terrorism.
Report: U.S. to Require Vaccines for Foreign Travelers
(4 days ago) 20 Sep 2021 0. 2:02. The U.S. will require adult foreigners entering the country to be fully vaccinated for the Chinese coronavirus from November onwards, The Hill reported Monday. According to the story, all foreign visitors will be subject to the vaccination requirement, and must show proof of a jab before boarding their U.S.-bound airline.
De Blasio Floats Travel Bans for Future Storms -- 'It's a
(Just Now) De Blasio Floats Travel Bans for Future Storms — ‘It’s a Different Ball Game Now’. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) on Friday suggested invoking travel bans ahead of future “extreme weather” in his city. De Blasio told CNN’s “New Day” that since “extreme weather is now tragically the norm” as a result of climate
Less travel, more moviegoing over China National Day break
(9 days ago) Less travel, more moviegoing over China National Day breakThe Associated PressBEIJING. BEIJING (AP) — China saw a major dip in travel over the past week’s National Day vacation. People staying home appeared to have chosen the cinema instead, with a patriotic Korean War film taking in more than 3.45 billion yuan ($535 million) at the box office.
Travel bookings surge as U.K. takes S. Africa off red list
(8 days ago) Travel bookings surge as U.K. takes S. Africa off red listBy MOGOMOTSI MAGOMEAssociated PressThe Associated PressJOHANNESBURG. JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African travel agencies report a surge in reservations for travel to and from Britain on Friday ahead of the country being removed from the U.K.’s COVID-19 red list next week.
European Union to Allow Entry for ‘Fully Vaccinated
(6 days ago) In March of last year, EU countries agreed to close their external borders for “non-essential” travel from non-EU countries in an attempt to slow the spread of the Chinese coronavirus. The bloc later announced a list of countries from where tourists can come from, whether they are vaccinated or not, including Australia, Israel, New Zealand
Coronavirus: China Imposes Nationwide Travel Restrictions
(9 days ago) 3:19. China’s ruling Communist Party imposed travel restrictions on all 31 provincial-level regions of the country on Tuesday in an effort to contain the spread of China’s most recent coronavirus outbreak, the state-run press agency Xinhua reported. “All 31 provincial-level regions in the Chinese mainland have urged citizens not to go to
Biden Does Not Include Travel Bans on China, Europe in
(7 days ago) President Trump has implemented travel bans on China, Iran, Europe, and Brazil to stop the outbreak of the coronavirus in the U.S. Experts like Dr. Anthony Fauci have said the travel bans are vital to stopping the spread of coronavirus.. Biden, though, during a speech and press conference in Wilmington, Delaware, made no mention of the policy while outlining his plans to combat the coronavirus.
Trump Eyes More Coronavirus Travel Bans: 'We May Add a Few
(6 days ago) The travel bans, praised by the nation’s leading health experts, have widespread support among Americans. The latest Pew Research Center study has found that of all the precautions taken by federal and state governments, about 95 percent of Americans said “restricting international travel to the U.S.” is the most necessary action to
CDC Director on Coronavirus: 'Real Threat' to U.S. Is
(5 days ago) Is Travel from Europe. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Director Dr. Robert Redfield says the “real threat” to the United States, in terms of stopping the spread of the coronavirus, is travel from Europe, as no new travel bans have been issued by the White House. During a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing, Redfield told
Pete Buttigieg Absent as Flight Delays Snarl Columbus Day
(9 days ago) 11 Oct 2021 0. 1:56. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was absent Monday as a surge of flight delays snarled travel in the South over the Columbus Day weekend. Southwest Airlines canceled more than 2,300 flights over the three-day federal holiday weekend, citing limited staffing and bad weather. An electronic flight departure board
Watch-- Trump: 'We Are Absolutely' Considering Travel Ban
(9 days ago) The travel bans, praised by the nation’s leading health experts, have widespread support among Americans. About 95 percent of Americans said, “restricting international travel to the U.S.” is the most necessary action to stopping the spread of the coronavirus, according to …
China Demands Resumption of Air Travel as Coronavirus
(8 days ago) The travel bans so disliked by China were meant to be temporary, and many of them had specific expiration dates. On Thursday, Australia announced that its ban on Chinese travelers, originally set to expire on Saturday, would be extended for at least one more week and would be reconsidered again at that time.
Green Cards for Travel Ban Foreigners Cut by Less Than
(1 days ago) The overwhelming majority of the nearly 138,000 travel ban nationals who have been given green cards in the first two years of the Trump administration arrived as chain migrants, refugees, asylees, or on employment-based green cards. Chain migration is the process by which newly naturalized U.S. citizens can bring an unlimited number of foreign
Pentagon Announces 60-Day Travel Restrictions Due to
(1 days ago) Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced on Wednesday evening new travel restrictions for 60 days for troops, civilians, and families traveling to and from Level 3 countries, due to the coronavirus epidemic. Effective March 13, the changes mean defense personnel traveling to, from, or through these countries must halt movement for 60 days.
Fauci: Stopping Travel 'Very Early' from China, Europe
(Just Now) Fauci commended the United States’ “very early” decision to halt the travel to the country from China and Europe, saying it “has gone a long way” in preventing the coronavirus from spreading as it did in Italy, which he noted had an open border.
China: U.S. Travel Warning Is ‘Overreaction’ to Wuhan Virus
(5 days ago) China: U.S. Travel Warning Is ‘Overreaction’ to Wuhan Virus. Chinese state media on Friday denounced the U.S. State Department for advising against travel to China, calling it an “overreaction which would greatly hurt global tourism and hinder people-to-people exchanges.”. The United States increased its alert status again after the
DHS Secretary Alejandros Mayorkas Considers Eliminating
(5 days ago) Mayorkas said that horses were used by agents to travel through difficult terrain as part of their jobs. “That horse patrol, the horse patrol that the Customs and Border Protection employs, the border patrol specifically has actually saved lives before, but we will take a look,” he said.
Mexico Asks People to Limit International Travel After
(Just Now) 15 Mar 2020 0. 3:35. Mexican health officials asked the public to limit non-essential travel outside of the country as other nations also began to restrict their borders due to the ongoing spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. The announcement comes as Mexico just announced the confirmation of 15 new cases through testing in a 24-hour span.
U.S. State Department Issues 'Do Not Travel' Advisory for
(9 days ago) 4:47. The U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory on Sunday urging Americans not to travel to two Italian regions hardest hit by the coronavirus, raising the level of warning for the Lombard and Veneto regions to the highest level. Sunday’s advisory is a level 4, the highest warning the department issues, urging that Americans “Do
Coronavirus Selloff Biggest Losers: Travel, Semiconductors
(9 days ago) Coronavirus Selloff Biggest Losers: Travel, Semiconductors, and Luxury Goods. U.S. stocks plunged Monday on concerns over the spread of coronavirus outbreaks. Among the biggest decliners were stocks associated with global travel and leisure. Semiconductor and chipmakers were also hit hard. Shares of American Airlines were down nearly 10 percent
Italy to Liberate International Travel to and from Country
(6 days ago) The opening to international travel will now coincide with Italy’s opening for travel between its regions. The date of June 3 was chosen to keep the current travel ban in place until after the long holiday weekend ending on June 2, Italy’s Republic Day.
White House Announces More Coronavirus Travel Bans on Iran
(4 days ago) 29 Feb 2020 0. 1:57. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence announced Saturday additional travel bans on travelers from Iran, and warned Americans not to travel to certain areas of Italy and South Korea. The United States currently bans some travel from Iran, but that ban will be expanded to include foreign traveling from Iran or
'Viruses Don't Recognise Borders!': Say EU Leaders over U
(Just Now) The travel ban, announced on Wednesday night, puts a prohibition on travelling from mainland Europe and therefore excludes the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Commencing on Friday, the restrictions will last for 30 days. American citizens travelling from Europe who have been screened will be allowed to return home.
Trump: WHO Attack on Travel Bans Put Political Correctness
(6 days ago) 4:20. President Trump says the World Health Organization’s (WHO) attacks on travel bans during the Chinese coronavirus crisis “put political correctness above life-saving measures.”. During a press briefing where he announced a halt to American taxpayers’ funding of the WHO, Trump slammed the group of global medical bureaucrats for
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