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AILA Doc. No. 20092401 | Dated September 25, 2020 | File Size: 690 KDownload the Document
ICE proposed rule to change the admission period of F, J, and I nonimmigrants from “duration of status” to an admission for a fixed time period. The proposed rule also establishes a procedure under which F, J, and I nonimmigrants can apply for an extension of stay. Comments are due 10/26/20. (85 FR 60526, 9/25/20)
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
8 CFR Parts 214, 248, and 274a.12
[DHS Docket No. ICEB–2019–0006]
Establishing a Fixed Time Period of Admission and an Extension of Stay Procedure for Nonimmigrant Academic Students, Exchange Visitors, and Representatives of Foreign Information Media
AGENCY: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security.
ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking.
The Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) has provided an advocacy partner toolkit, “Save ‘Duration of Status,’ Protect U.S. Health Care,” on the proposed visa rule change and its harmful impact on the healthcare sector of the economy.
NAFSA and the President’s Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration have provided a higher education “talking points” template comment for the proposed D/S rule. Use the template to draft comments on the proposed rule.
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