During the Covid-19 pandemic, families who were separated are looking forward to a long-awaited reunion after the United States confirms the end of the travel ban for British and EU citizens.
The White House supports a new system on Monday that bans visitors from the UK and EU, imposed by Donald Trump at the start of the pandemic, was abolished in November and allowed double-jab travelers into the country. Confirmed to do.
The family is already looking forward to crossing the Atlantic as the travel industry celebrates the restoration of its long-awaited flagship travel route.
Damien Moore Evans, who lives in New York and has a family in France and England, is looking forward to seeing his father for the first time with his daughter.
A 35-year-old woman working for a consultancy principal said her relatives’ plans to visit shortly after her daughter was born in February 2020 were abandoned because the country closed the border.
He added: “I was deeply angry that no one in my family could see my first child and see her birth. It’s a very memorable moment in your life.
“The first thing I did was send a text to my family’s WhatsApp group, and I said I could finally start planning. Who will be available in November? We’re Christmas What are you doing for? “
“These moments are so precious in life that I just want (my family) to spend time with (my daughter).”
The announcement also means that Helen Erskine will be able to reunite with her daughter for the first time in almost two years.
Erskine, 54, from Greater Manchester, hasn’t seen her daughter, Rachel, 29, since December 2019. Sales for the last 3 years.
She states: “It was a really, really difficult time for my family.
“It was terrible, I missed the funeral of my uncle (Rachel), she missed when we were able to get together as a family, she missed all these things.
“(Rachel) had twin sisters. Her twin sisters were supposed to visit (Rachel) in March 2020, the week after the ban was issued.
“It was constant. You think about the ban and fall asleep hoping that it will be lifted. And that is the first time you wake up in the morning.
“You wake up on a terrifying night and wonder if you’ll see her again, and what happens if someone in your family gets sick. That’s constant anxiety.”
Ms Erksine wants Rachel to be able to join her family at Christmas.
Meanwhile, 22-year-old Connor Wagner said the ban “feels like a dream” because he’s looking forward to meeting his long-distance girlfriend in person.
A Liverpool student told her girlfriend Kaelynn Corl, 20, a student in Cincinnati, Ohio, two years ago. game of Thrones Group chat.
Wagner said: I’m so excited. The ban has been lifted just in time for her 21st birthday and Christmas.
“We watched 150 movies together, so I’m definitely going to see them in the cinema on my first date, and I also do a lot of celebrations I can imagine.”
He added that he was looking forward to seeing his girlfriend horses Ariel and Empire when he traveled to the United States on November 20th.
Additional report by Press Association