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DOS Reopens Public Charge IFR Comment Period

November 16, 2021 (1 min read)

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 11/17/2021

"On October 11, 2019, the Department of State (“the Department”) published an interim final rule (“IFR”) regarding visa ineligibility on public charge grounds and accepted public comments on the rule through November 12, 2019. Given the many changed circumstances since publication of the IFR, the Department is soliciting additional information from the public by reopening the public comment period for an additional 60 days. DATES: The Department of State will accept comments until [INSERT DATE 60 DAYS FROM DATE OF PUBLICATION IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER]."