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 PAA Signs Statement on Artist Visas and the Travel Ban

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PAA has signed on to a joint statement created with other national arts organizations that urges “policy leaders to retain access to artist visas and support opportunities for world-wide cultural exchange.” PAA believes that global cultural exchange is important now more than ever, and U.S. nonprofit performing arts organizations boost international diplomacy by collaborating with international guest artists for events, programs, and performances.

The Administration recently announced that it is drafting a new executive order on immigration policy to be issued soon, following court action that suspended implementation of the president’s prior executive order. To stay up-to-date on the latest news on the artist visa process, visit