DOS Final Rule: Issuance of Full Validity L Visas to Qualified Applicants

"This rule permits the issuance of L visas with validity periods based on the visa reciprocity schedule; whereas the current rule limits L visas to the petition validity period, which is determined by the Department of Homeland Security. DATES: This rule is effective February 14, 2012." - Federal Register /Vol. 77, No. 30 /Tuesday, February 14, 2012.