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The Department of State updated its guidance regarding who is exempt from Presidential Proclamation 10052, commonly referred to as the H-1B or L-1 Travel Ban.
Based on the update, H-1B and L-1 visas can now be issued for employees who are “seeking to resume ongoing employment in the United States in the same position with the same employer and visa classification.” Meaning that, if your I-129 petition was filed to request “b. Continuation of previously approved employment without change with the same employer”, solely an H-1B or L-1 extension, then the Department of State will be able to issue an H or L visa to you as consulates are able to reopen.