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In the 21st century, India’s foreign policy has sought to leverage India’s strategic autonomy to safeguard sovereign rights and promote national interests within a multipolar world.[2][3][4] Under Presidents Bush and Obama, the United States has demonstrated accommodation of India’s core national interests and acknowledged outstanding concerns.[5] India’s foreign policy has been based on the following principles.[6] India’s foreign policy has been based on the following principles.

Increased bilateral trade and investment issues, global security cooperation, India’s inclusion in decision making on global governance issues (UN Security Council), enhanced representation in trade and investment forums (World Bank, IMF, APEC), admission into multilateral export control regimes (RCTC, Wassenaar Arrangement, Australia Group) and support for admission into (Nuclear Suppliers Group) and joint manufacturing through technology sharing agreements have become key milestones and a measure of speed and progress on the road to U.S. closure. U.S.-India relations.[6][7] In 2016, India and the United States signed the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement[8][9][10] and India was declared a Major Defense Partner of the U.S.[11]


Aarthi, an Indian citizen on a work visa for the U.S., was in her home country when the U.S. government declared a flight ban on May 3, 2021, due to an increase in cases of the delta variant of the coronavirus.

Since that time, the U.S. has only allowed entry from India to permanent residents and U.S. citizens. Although students have been allowed to travel since August 1, the ban still applies to Indian citizens holding U.S. non-immigrant visas, such as H1B and L1.

According to Ajay Sharma, president of Abhinav Immigrant Service, a New Delhi-based immigration consultancy, many categories of U.S. visas are non-immigrant visas, and are subject to conditions and limited validity.

The consultant, who wished to remain anonymous, is contemplating traveling back to India again in August due to a medical emergency. “The idea that we will have to take the Mexico route again is unsettling,” he said.

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The move would relax a patchwork of bans that had begun to cause debate abroad and replace them with more uniform requirements for inbound international air passengers.

It will be good news for the travel industry, which has been lobbying the federal government to lift some of the rules that impede international tourism, as well as for airlines, hotels and hotel groups.

“The CDC has already informed airlines that all FDA-approved and licensed vaccines, as well as all vaccines that have a WHO Emergency Use List (EUL), will be accepted for air travel. We anticipate the same will be true at the land border,” the official said.

“These travelers should be prepared to attest to vaccination status and present proof of vaccination to a CBP agent upon request,” the official said. “By January, foreign nationals crossing the land border for both essential and non-essential reasons will be required to be fully vaccinated.”

New rules for travel to the United States

India had already been under a Level 4 – Do Not Travel advisory from the State Department, which issued or updated dozens of travel warnings related to the continued spread of the coronavirus last week. The new ban will take caution to a new level.

Like many countries, India faced an initial wave of the coronavirus in 2020. But it is now enduring a tsunami of new cases, forcing a shortage of key resources, from hospital space to oxygen tanks.

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