DOS Final Rule: Classification of Immediate Family Members as G Nonimmigrants

"This rule permits qualified immediate family members of A–1 or A–2 nonimmigrants to be independently classified as G–1, G–2, G–3, or G–4 nonimmigrants. It also clarifies that immediate family members of G–1, G–2, G–3, and G–4 nonimmigrants who have employment authorization may remain in G classification upon gaining employment that would otherwise allow them to change status to A classification. This rule is being promulgated to allow family members of employees of bilateral missions to work at international organizations in a visa status that reflects their position with the international organization. DATES: This rule is effective June 5, 2013." - Federal Register/ Vol. 78, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 5, 2013.