Alert: Repatriation Flights and U.S. Presidential Proclamation on Temporary Suspension of Immigrant Entry, Peru (April 24, 2020)

Location: Peru (countrywide

Event:  In addition to the fully-booked Eastern Airlines April 29 flight, Eastern Airlines has obtained permission from the Peruvian government to offer a second emergency repatriation flight from Lima to Miami on Wednesday, May 6.  The flight is open to U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents. Purchase tickets online at https://goeasternair.com, by calling +1 (855) 216-7601, or WhatsApp +52-1-800-953-1800.

Private tour operator Solange Reps notified the U.S. Embassy that its charter flight from Lima to Miami scheduled for Thursday, April 30, is already fully booked.  This is not a U.S. Embassy flight.  Solange Reps is planning additional flights.  We will continue to send regular updates and share pertinent new information about additional flights as it becomes available.

President Trump’s Proclamation Temporarily Suspending Entry of Immigrants:  On April 22, President Trump signed a proclamation temporarily suspending entry into the United States of certain immigrants.  The proclamation is effective at 11:59 p.m. EDT on April 23 and expires in 60 days.  U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, and those holding valid immigrant visas on the effective date of the Proclamation, are still allowed to enter the United States.  The full text of the presidential proclamation is available on the White House website at: https://bit.ly/2Vvvwdi.

Peru’s state of emergency and quarantine measures remain in effect through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 10.  We encourage all U.S. citizens in Peru to comply with the Peruvian government’s quarantine measures and to follow the instructions of Peruvian authorities.  Limit your time outside, carry your identification and phone, and remember that use of a facemask is required in public.

The U.S. Embassy Lima team continues its dedicated effort to bring  #AmericansHome.

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