The Office of General Counsel (OGC) has come to the conclusion that the restriction on the use of state funds only applies to direct expenditures for travel-related costs (such as hotel and transportation expenses), and not to the salaries of employees who travel to one of the identified states or the amount of time those employees spend there.
Which states will California restrict state-funded travel to due to anti-LGBT+ laws?
Rob Bonta, the Attorney General of California, made the announcement today that the state of California will place restrictions on travel to the states of Arkansas, Florida, Montana, North Dakota, and West Virginia because of new anti-LGBTQ+ legislation that was recently passed in each of those states.
What are the requirements for a state sponsor of terrorism (SST) visa?
A consular officer must conduct an interview with each and every applicant who is a citizen of a country that has been recognized as a state sponsor of terrorism. Because they are mandatory, candidates cannot opt out of doing interviews. Non-immigrant visas are available for applicants to make use of.
Which states have banned state sponsored travel in California?
At this time, travel to and within the following states is prohibited by California on the grounds that they receive funding or sponsorship from the state: 1 Alabama. 2 Kansas. 3 Kentucky. 4 Mississippi. 5 the state of North Carolina 6 Oklahoma. 7 South Dakota. 8 Tennessee. 9 Texas.
Which countries have been designated as State Sponsors of terrorism?
There are now four nations that have been identified as being subject to these authorities. These countries are Cuba, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), Iran, and Syria. See the section of Country Reports on Terrorism titled ″Overview of State Sponsored Terrorism″ for further information about the states that support terrorist activities.
What states can you not travel with a state grant?
At this time, travel to and within the following states is prohibited by California on the grounds that they receive funding or sponsorship from the state: Alabama. Kansas. Kentucky. Mississippi. North Carolina. Oklahoma.