Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Hong Kong

July 11, 2022 – On July 14, 2020, by Executive Order 13936, the President declared a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States constituted by the situation …

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Memorandum on the Deferred Enforced Departure for Certain Hong Kong Residents

August 5, 2021 – The United States supports the human rights and fundamental freedoms of the residents of Hong Kong. Recognizing the significant erosion of those rights and freedoms in Hong Kong by the People’s Republic of China (PRC), I am directing the deferral of removal of certain Hong Kong residents who are present in …

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Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Hong Kong

July 7, 2021. – On July 14, 2020, by Executive Order 13936, the President declared a national emergency pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 etseq.) to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States constituted by the situation with …

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Statement from National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien

November 11, 2020 – Beijing’s recent actions disqualifying pro-democracy legislators from Hong Kong’s Legislative Council leave no doubt that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has flagrantly violated its international commitments under the Sino-British Joint Declaration and its promises to the people of Hong Kong, including those under the Basic Law.

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The President’s Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization

July 14, 2020 – By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 (Public Law 102-393), the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 (Public Law 116-76), the Hong Kong Autonomy Act of …

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Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Entry of aliens who were present in China, excluding the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry in the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamation. If you reside in China, have traveled to China recently, or intend to travel to China …

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Consulate General Operating with Reduced Staffing Levels January 29-31

At the request of the Hong Kong SAR government and to help reduce the risk of the spread of the novel coronavirus, the U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau will operate at reduced staffing levels January 29-31. While the Consulate General will continue to provide scheduled American Citizen Services, all non-immigrant and immigrant visa …

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