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DOS Delegation of Authority

Delegation by the Secretary of State to the Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs of the Authority To Disclose Visa Records In Certain Situations - Federal Register/ Vol. 78, No. 68 / Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Does the New H-2B Rule Solve the Problem?

Leland E. Beck writes : "The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) moved quickly – perhaps too quickly – to resolve legal authority issues raised by recent court decisions vacating low-skilled worker visa (H-2B) regulations by adopting a “joint”...

DOS: Delegation of Authority, Nov. 12, 2013

Delegation of Authority With Respect to Administration and Enforcement of Immigration and Nationality Laws Relating to Powers, Duties and Functions of Diplomatic and Consular Officers - Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 12, 2013 .

CA10 on H-2B, Improper Delegation: Daniels v. Perez

"The issue we confront is whether an agency may, without Congressional authorization, delegate its decision-making responsibility to an entirely different agency. Courts are quite tolerant of the administrative practices of agencies, but passing the buck on a non-delegable duty exceeds elastic limits...