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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is committed to implementing COVID-19 safety and health precautions to protect our employees and by extension their families and the Nation we serve. While protecting the homeland from threats such as COVID-19, DHS must also protect the tens of thousands of employees standing guard at the borders, protecting the traveling public, securing our critical infrastructure, and performing vital missions domestically and abroad every day. It is important to remember that over 65% of the DHS workforce continued to report to work in-person, serving their fellow citizens throughout the pandemic.
Today, the Department of Homeland Security is providing an update on our response to President Biden’s September 9, 2021 Executive Order (EO) on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees.
This is the Department of Homeland Security's Updated COVID-19 Facility Guidance as of 11/30/2021.
Foreign nationals who have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and have appropriate documentation will be permitted to enter the United States via land ports of entry (POEs) and ferry terminals for non-essential reasons such as tourism.
Dr. Pritesh Gandhi, DHS Chief Medical Officer provided a keynote, and four SVIP startups demonstrated their technologies, followed by a Global Perspectives on Pandemic Future Proofing panel discussion.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that non-citizen travelers who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and have appropriate documentation will be permitted to enter the United States via land ports of entry (POE) and ferry terminals starting on November 8, 2021.
For the first time since March 2020, travelers who are not U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents) will be permitted to enter the United States through a land POE or ferry terminal for a non-essential reason (e.g., tourism), provided they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and can present proof of COVID-19 vaccination status, in accordance with CDC guidelines. Unvaccinated travelers may continue to enter the United States for essential travel, including lawful trade, emergency response, and public health purposes.