When will immigration reopen you may ask. Since the Coronavirus pandemic, the borders of countries have been closed down to curb the spread of the pandemic in almost all countries. And until the Coronavirus is brought to heel no one is quite sure when immigration will be opened. Since the countries are fighting the pandemic and citizens are stuck at home or at a place in each country.
When will Immigration Reopen
If Immigration has been open it would spell disaster for the country. However when they feel it is the right time to reopen their borders. Though since the pandemic took a lot of lives, a lot of countries will have their borders opened to other countries so as to fight the decrease in the economy and also since they will need more people in their countries to help with jobs.
When Will Immigration Reopen in the U.S
The U.S. citizenship and immigration services (UDCIS) have announced that it is extending it’s current office closures and is now preparing to reopen its office on or after June 4, 2020. On March 18, it initially announced the suspension of in-person services at the field offices and application support centers due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 disease. USCIS announcement had extended the temporary suspension of these services through May 3, 2020. During which USCIS offices have continued to perform mission-essential services that does not require face to face contact with the public and provide limited emergency in-person services.
As part of the temporary suspension of services, USCIS will send notices to applicants and petitioners with schedule appointments, ASC appointments, and naturalization ceremonies that were impacted by the closure. These appointments and interviews will be rescheduled, interview notices will be sent out with the new time, date, and location of the appointment. Those who have InfoPass or other appointments must reschedule through the USCIS contact center once field offices are open to the public. It is advised that applicants should check if the respective offices are opened before calling the contact center.
EU Member States Reopening Their Borders
After the European Commission recommends the member states to shut down all of its ports of entry for non-EU or Schengen Nationals. And so all member states and Schengen associated countries closed their borders desire some resistance from some of them from undertaking such a measure. The re-establishment of border controls where not due to the Schengen agreement and then the border of all nonresidents exempting only those in need of entering the country for essential purposes. As the infection rates amount saw a decrease in April and then in May, the EU started working towards reopening its borders and removal of border control.
When the EU commission will decide on June 15 whether the border closure should end or continue. It is up tone member states to open their border. Most of these countries have reopened or announced that they would be reopening their borders for travelers from the Schengen Area and the non-Schengen EU stares often to those with a lower rate of infections. While some of them have imposed quarantine or negative COVID-19 test, there are others who have permitted entry without restrictions.
EU Countries That Have Opened Or Reopening Their Borders
- Czech republic.
These are some of the countries in the EU that have or are planning to open their borders. Though there are restrictions on what is allowed in and out and you may have to go through test for the COVID-19 virus before been admitted. While some of these countries have only opened their borders to those close to them or have a low rate of the pandemic.
When Will Immigration Reopen in Canada
Though there are no announcement on when immigration will open in the country. A lot of us are expecting it to be open late June at the least. Though border restrictions will not be allowed on goods and cargo. In addition to flying within the country. But for international travel, there are still restrictions and the border is still closed until an announcement is made. Though flight from the U.S., Mexico, Saint Pierre and Miquelon will not be affected by the restrictions.
The measure to close down and have a total shut down of the worlds economy is just a timely means to stop further spread. Now that infection rate is doing down its high time to reopen in all aspects. A continuing lockdown will cause economies to collapse.