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STATE RIN: 1400-AE77 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Visas: Special Immigrant Visas--U.S. Government Employee Special Immigrant Visas for Service Abroad 
Abstract:

The Immigration and Nationality Act provides for the issuance of special immigrant visas for certain aliens who have been employed by and performed faithful service for the U.S. Government abroad for at least 15 years. This rule clarifies eligibility criteria for special immigrant status of such aliens and the application process for applicants.

 
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: 22 U.S.C. 2651a    8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(27)(D)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  12/00/2019 
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:
Arian Attar
Department of State
Washington, DC 20520
Phone:202 485-7638