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STATE RIN: 1400-AE96 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: ●Visas: Change to B Nonimmigrant Visa Provisions 
Abstract:

The Department is amending its regulation on temporary visitors in the B nonimmigrant visa classification to provide that a temporary visit for pleasure does not include birth tourism. 

 
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: Fully or Partially Exempt 
CFR Citation: None     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 8 USC 1101 et seq    22 USC 2651a   
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: Businesses  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:
Megan Herndon
Department of State
Phone:202 485-8910
Email: herndonm@state.gov