Clarifying Questions on the Student Exchange Visa Programs Fall 2020 Based on March 9 Spring Guidance Broadcast

Please see below for answers for FAQs based on the guidance issued on March 9 for the Student and Exchange Visitor Progam (SEVP). Clarifying Questions for Fall 2020 Based On March 9 Spring Guidance Broadcast Last Updated: July 24, 2020 This document provides answers clarifying questions for the fall 2020 term based on the Student ...
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Statement of United States Ambassador J. Randolph Evans Regarding Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

United States Ambassador to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg J. Randolph Evans announced today the Embassy’s plans for commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE-Day).   Ambassador Evans said: “VE Day is too important to simply let it come and go under the cover of the Coronavirus Pandemic.  Indeed, it remains as important ...
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Luxembourger Wort Features WSA and U.S. Airforce Support

 Neighborhood Help WSA Employees Help Out at Overloaded Cargocenter   Customs control at cargo center: Thanks to the quick assistance of WSA, CFL cargo, the port of Mertert, and the army, air cargo traffic was saved from a collapse. Cargolux currently carries 120 weekly flights, 20 percent more than usual. “Go for it!” Help in ...
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Queen Elizabeth addresses the UK and the Commonwealth in a Special Broadcast

Her Majesty the Queen addressed the UK and the Commonwealth Sunday in a special broadcast recorded at Windsor Castle. The Queen thanked all the healthcare and essential workers on the front line as we here in Luxembourg and across the globe thank those that sacrifice so much to save everyone. The Queen urged that “This ...
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Secretary Pompeo urges Americans who wish to go Home to do so Immediately

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo spoke to the press on April 01, 2020 and urged Americans who are still abroad and wish to return to the U.S. to go immediately. From his statement: “Never in the department’s 230-year history have we led a worldwide evacuation of such enormous geographic complexity and such geographic scale.  We ...
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ESTA Cancellation Information in Response to COVID-19

In accordance with Presidential Proclamation 9993 which became effective March 13, 2020, entry into the United States is suspended for most individuals who have been physically present within the Schengen Area in the 14 days prior to traveling to the United States. United States citizens and lawful permanent residents are exempt from the Proclamation. Travelers ...
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Announcement on Embassy Staffing in Response to COVID-19 Safety Measures

The U.S. Mission to Luxembourg has adjusted its operations as of 13 March 2020 in response to the two-week closure of all local schools, the Government of Luxembourg’s call to prioritize telework where possible, and an interest to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The Embassy will begin instituting its own social distancing program on March ...
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Media Advisory on Presidential Proclamation on Restricting Travel

Presidential Proclamation on Restricting Travel to the United States from Foreign Nationals who have Recently Been in Certain European Countries Dear Members of the Press and Media, Please see the full text of and Fact Sheet for the Presidential Proclamation on travel restrictions to the United States issued the evening of March 11. Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Fact Sheet For more ...
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White House Fact Sheet on the Presidential Proclamation

PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP HAS TAKEN UNPRECEDENTED STEPS TO RESPOND TO THE CORONAVIRUS AND PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF AMERICANS “Together we are putting into policy a plan to prevent, detect, treat and create a vaccine against coronavirus to save lives in America and the world. America will get it done!” – President Donald ...
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Global Level 3 Health Advisory – Reconsider Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and taking action that may limit traveler mobility, including quarantines and border restrictions.  Even countries, jurisdictions, or areas where cases have not been reported may restrict travel ...
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