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  • DOS Amends List of Visa Classification Symbols (10/25/2001)
    State Dept. amends its list of visa classifications to reflect INS' decision to have separate classifications for each of spouses, parents and children of U-1 and T-1 principals, and to add dependents of SN categories. (66 FR 53711, 10/24/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01102532.
  • DOS Amends Irish Peace Process Regulations (10/16/2001)
    State Dept. amends its Q-2 regulations to authorize adding or removing employers from the list of qualified employers and changing sector or location. It also adds information on Program Administrator responsibilities. (66 FR 52502, 10/16/01).
    AILA Doc. No. 01101602.
  • DOS Amends Q-2 Visa Regulations (10/16/2001)
    State Dept. amends its rules on the Irish Peace Process Cultural and Training Program by adding requirements regarding the certification letter and moving a description of the factual elements that must be proven to a different regulation. (66 FR 52500, 10/16/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01101601.
  • Refugee Assistance Funds (10/11/2001)
    The Secretary of State makes up to $25 million available from the Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund to meet needs arising from the exodus of refugees from Afghanistan.
    AILA Doc. No. 01101134.
  • Foreign Terrorist Organization Re-Designations (10/11/2001)
    The Secretary of State re-designates certain organizations as foreign terrorist organizations.
    AILA Doc. No. 01101133.
  • DOS Designates Additional Fee Payment Posts (10/2/2001)
    State Dept. designates additional posts to participate in the new immigrant visa application processing fee system and in the program for fees for affidavit of support assistance. (66 FR 49995, 10/1/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01100232.
  • Change of DOS Fiance Form (9/24/2001)
    The Department of State cancelled the following Optional Form: OF 156K, Nonimmigrant Fiance(e) Visa Application. This form is now a State Department form (DS Form 2052).
    AILA Doc. No. 01092431.
  • DOS Seeks Comment on Bs and Construction Work (9/19/2001)
    The State Dept. seeks comment on how to define 'building and construction' for purposes of ineligibility for B-1 classification. (66 FR 48225, 9/19/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01091932.
  • AUC Designated as Terrorist Organization (9/10/2001)
    State Dept. announces the designation of the "United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia' (known as the "AUC") as a foreign terrorist organization. (66 FR 47054, 9/10/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01091031.
  • OF-156E Cancelled (9/6/2001)
    Federal Register notice cancelling Form OF-156E and announcing that Form DS-2051 has replaced it. (66 FR 46639, 9/6/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01090631.
  • Federal Register Notice on DV-2003 Mail-In Period (8/31/2001)
    Federal Register notice announcing that the DV-2003 mail-in period will run from October 1, 2001 to October 31, 2001. (66 FR 39811, 8/1/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01083135.
  • INA Visa Regulations (8/30/2001)
    Visas: Regulations Pertaining to Nonimmigrants and Immigrants Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended
    AILA Doc. No. 01083053.
  • Violent Crime Act (8/30/2001)
    The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 created a new nonimmigrant visa classification by adding section 101(a)(15)(S) to the Immigration and Nationality Act. These regulatory amendments establish standards for the issuance of nonimmigrant visas under this classification.
    AILA Doc. No. 01083052.
  • DOS Amendments to the Diversity Immigrant Program (8/2/2001)
    Interim rule, with request for comments before Aug. 30th, makes certain amendments to the regulations implementing the Diversity Immigrant (DV) Program. (66 FR 39435, 7/31/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01080234.
  • DOS Corrects Visa Classification Symbol Errors (7/24/2001)
    DOS corrects errors in two final rules published in the Federal Register. The final rules revised the "SK" immigrant category and added a new nonimmigrant "V" classification. (66 FR 38153, 7/23/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01072435.
  • DOJ and DOS Guidance for Implementing TVPA (7/24/2001)
    This rule establishes overall implementation procedures for the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000 and assigns responsibilities for DOJ and DOS officials to identify and protect the victims. (66 FR 38513, 7/24/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01072437.
  • DOS Adds Visa Classification Symbols (6/18/2001)
    In light of recently enacted legislation, DOS amends its regulations to add new immigrant and nonimmigrant symbols (BC1, BC2, BC3, T1, T2, U1, U2, V1, V2, V3, K3, K4) to the classification tables. This rule takes effect 6/18/01. (66 FR 32740, 6/18/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01061801.
  • DOS Announces Removal of TWOV Limitation for Russia (6/18/2001)
    Interim Rule, effective 6/15/01, removes Russia from the list of countries that are ineligible to transit without visa (TWOV) that was published on 1/5/01 at 66 FR 1033. Written comments may be submitted 60 days from 8/14/01. (66 FR 32540, 6/15/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01061503.
  • DOS Published V and K Regulations (4/16/2001)
    State Dept. issues interim final regulations, effective 4/1/01 with comments due 6/1/01, to implement the new V and K visas. (66 FR 19390, 4/16/01).
    AILA Doc. No. 01041601.
  • Border Crossing Card Fee Reduction for Certain Mexicans (4/2/2001)
    DOS announced a final rule, effective April 2, 2001, which authorizes consular officers to collect reduced fees for Mexican citizens under the age of 15 who are applying in Mexico for a machine-readable combined border crossing card and nonimmigrant visa. (66 FR 17510, 4/2/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01040202.
  • Interim Rule on Special Immigrant Visa Classification (3/21/2001)
    DOS interim rule, with request for comments, on a new special immigrant visa classification for certain international broadcasting employees effective April 18, 2001. Immigrants are limited to 100 annually, excluding spouses and children. (66 FR 15349, 3/19/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01031901.
  • Os & Ps Added to Visa Reissuance List (2/28/2001)
    State Dept. amends its regulations to include Os and Ps among the nonimmigrant visas that can be reissued through the Visa Office. This regulation codifies existing practice. (66 FR 12737, 2/28/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01022801.
  • DOS Amends Regulations on Visa Ineligibility (2/20/2001)
    By interim rule, DOS adds grounds of ineligibility for section 22(g), for students attending public schools and for crewmen joining a vessel during a labor dispute to its regulations. (66 FR 10363, 2/15/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01021503.
  • DOS Notice on Passport Validity (2/8/2001)
    State Dept. updates the list of countries whose passports are recognized as valid for return to that country for a period of six months beyond the passport's stated expiration date. (66 FR 8836, 2/2/01)
    AILA Doc. No. 01020801.
  • DOS Amends TWOV List (1/8/2001)
    The State Dept., in conjunction with INS, adds to, and deletes from, the list of countries whose nationals are ineligible for transit without visa. (66 FR 1033, 1/5/01).
    AILA Doc. No. 01010502.
  • DOS Proposes TWOV Eligibility Criteria (1/8/2001)
    The State Dept., in conjunction with INS, proposes to eliminate the list of countries ineligible for transit without visa from the CFR, and instead publish the list by means of Federal Register notices. It also proposes criteria for determining which countries are ineligible. (66 FR 1064, 1/5/01).
    AILA Doc. No. 01010501.