U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken has announced that U.S. diplomats will return Ukraine and said that the Embassy in Kyiv would probably reopen within weeks. For now, visa services are unavailable in Ukraine, and the State Department has further clarified visa options and alternatives for Ukrainian nationals.
Additional Information: The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine has been closed since February due to Russia’s military action and invasion. More information regarding the State Department’s guidance for Ukrainian nationals, including information on COVID-19 entry requirements, humanitarian parole, adoptions and refugee status, among other topics, is available here.
BAL Analysis: The situation in Ukraine may change with little or no notice and companies with employees in the country are encouraged to follow State Department information and warnings closely.
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