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USCIS Interim Final Rule Revising Definition of “Specialty Occupation”

USCIS interim final rule (IFR) which revises the definition of the term “specialty occupation,” among other changes to the H-1B regulations. The IFR is effective 12/7/20. Comments on the IFR are due 12/7/20, with comments on associated form revisions due 11/9/20. (85 FR 63918, 10/8/20)

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

8 CFR Part 214

[CIS No. 2658–20 DHS Docket No. USCIS–2020–0018]

RIN 1615–AC13

Strengthening the H–1B Nonimmigrant Visa Classification Program

AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Interim final rule (IFR) with request for comments.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20100600.

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