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STATE RIN: 1400-AE21 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Visas: Documentation of Nonimmigrants Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended 
Abstract:

This rule is promulgated to revise the definition of equivalent to a "diplomatic passport” for purposes of the eligibility of foreign nationals to receive a "diplomatic type” visa and to update the categories of nonimmigrants who may be eligible for a "diplomatic type” or "official type” visa. The goal of these revisions is to ensure clarity and consistency with existing U.S. law and practices regarding the entities that the United States considers to have authority to issue travel documents that are valid for the admission of the bearer into the United States.

 
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: Not subject to, not significant 
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. ch. 12   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  06/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
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
Email: attara@state.gov

Tiffany Derentz
Deputy Chief, Advisory Opinions Division
Department of State
Washington, DC 20522
Phone:202 485-7639
Email: derentztn@state.gov