Expiration of Presidential Proclamation 10052
On June 22, 2020 President Trump signed legislation that temporarily suspended many visa programs in the US including the Au Pair J-1 Visa Program until December 31, 2020.
- Presidential Proclamation 10052, which temporarily suspended the entry of certain H-1B, H-2B, J (for certain categories within the Exchange Visitor Program).
- Proclamation 10014 suspended Entry of Immigrants Who Present a Risk to the United States Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak.
On December 31, 2020, President Trump issued Proclamation 10131 continuing Proclamations 10014 and 10052 through March 31, 2021.
* Presidential Proclamation 10014 was rescinded by the Biden Administration on February 24, 2021. – Read More
* Presidential Proclamation 10052 expired on March 31, 2021. – Read More
Au Pair Arrivals 2021
Embassies are currently trying to catch up on the backlog of appointments that have been delayed due to COVID-19 and the Proclamation.
We understand that many families are experiencing delays in flights and embassy appointments. Agent Au Pair is constantly monitoring the situation and doing everything we can to continue moving forward. The currently time frame for au pairs to arrive after matching is at least 8 – 10 weeks depending on the availability of embassy appointments.