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DOS Final Rule Amending B Visa Regulations

1/24/20 AILA Doc. No. 20012334. Consular Processing

DOS final rule amending the B visa regulations to establish a rebuttable presumption that a B nonimmigrant visa applicant who a consular officer has reason to believe will give birth during her stay in the United States is traveling for the primary purpose of obtaining U.S. citizenship for the child. The rule requires consular officers to deny B nonimmigrant visas to applicants who do not overcome the presumption. The rule is effective 1/24/20. (85 FR 4219, 1/24/20)


22 CFR Part 41

[Public Notice: 10930]

RIN 1400–AE96

Visas: Temporary Visitors for Business or Pleasure

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Final rule.

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20012334.