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STATE RIN: 1400-AE48 Publication ID: Fall 2017 
Title: ●Visas: Two-Year Home-Country Physical Presence Requirement 

The Department intends to revise 22 CFR 41.63(b) and (d) creating a presumption against recommending waivers of the INA 212(e) two year home-country presence requirement for no-objection and exceptional hardship cases.

Agency: Department of State(STATE)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: None     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: INA 212(e), and Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (Pub.L. 105-277)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  03/00/2018 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Paul-Anthony Magadia
Visa Specialist
Department of State
Washington, DC 20520
Phone:202 485-7641