|Release Date: 05/31/2022|
Immigration Regulations (CFR) available from AILA is an easy-to-use primary source reference used by practitioners and judges alike. Volume I contains all of Title 8, Aliens & Nationality. Immigration-related sections of Titles 6, 19, 20, 22, 28, 29, 42, and 45 are covered in Volume II. This two-volume set is updated through March 16, 2022.
Newly incorporated regulations include:
- A DHS final rule implementing the vacatur of the October 2020 Trump administration’s interim final rule revising the definition of “specialty occupation” for the H-1B program
- A DOL final rule implementing the vacatur of the Trump administration’s January 2021 final rule on the computation of prevailing wage levels
- A DOJ final rule implementing mandatory e-filing for cases before the immigration courts and the BIA
- A DOS final rule exempting applicants who were denied an immigrant visa under INA §212(f) on or between December 8, 2017, and January 19, 2020, due to Presidential Proclamations 9645 and 9983, from the payment of immigrant visa fees
- A DHS and DOL temporary rule authorizing the issuance of up to 20,000 additional H-2B visas during FY2022
- A DOS temporary final rule providing flexibility for consular officers to waive the personal appearance and in-person oath requirement of certain repeat immigrant visa applicants
- A DOS final rule replacing references to NAFTA with references to the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)
- A DHS final rule implementing the automatic adjustment of the investment and revenue amount requirements of the international entrepreneur parole program
- A DHS interim final rule further delaying the date for card-based enforcement of the REAL ID Act regulations from October 1, 2021, to May 3, 2023
- A DOS final rule incorporating the fee for authentication of a document in the United States into the Schedule of Fees and increasing it from $8 to $20.
- A DOS final rule amending the regulations to reflect that the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has responsibility to accredit and recognize institutions offering programs of graduate medical education for doctors in the J-1 physician program
- A DHS final rule adding Croatia to the list of countries designated for participation in the Visa Waiver Program
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