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STATE RIN: 1400-AE48 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Visas: Two-Year Home-Country Physical Presence Requirement 

The Department intends to revise 22 CFR 41.63 to change the standard and procedures for the Waiver Review Division’s consideration of requests for a recommendation on waiver of the "two-year home-country physical presence requirement” for certain exchange visitors.

Agency: Department of State(STATE)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Fully or Partially Exempt 
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  03/00/2020 
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:
Michael Yohannan
Department of State
600 19th Street NW,
Washington, DC 20006
Phone:202 485-8910