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Immigration Law

Advance Copy of DOS Final Rule: Special Immigrant Visas

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 06/16/2020

"The Immigration and Nationality Act provides for the granting of special immigrant status for certain aliens who have been employed by, and performed faithful service for, the U.S. government abroad for at least fifteen years. This rule codifies in regulation the eligibility criteria for special immigrant status of such aliens and the application process for applicants. DATES: This rule is effective December 16, 2020."