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DHS/USCIS RIN: 1615-AC51 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: ●Short-Term Non-Emergency Extension for E-Verify Employers in the H-2A Program 

The Department of Homeland Security proposes to amend its regulations regarding short-term extensions for U.S. employers seeking temporary or seasonal agricultural nonimmigrant workers in the H-2A program to provide a short-term non-emergency extension of the H-2A petition validity period by up to 14 days to U.S. employers who are participants in good standing in E-Verify.

Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Regulatory 
CFR Citation: 8 CFR 214   
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 107-296, sec. 116    6 U.S.C. 112    8 U.S.C. 1103(a), 1184(a)(1), and 1324a(h)(3)(B)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Charles Locky Nimick
Chief, Business and Foreign Workers Division, Office of Policy and Strategy
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
20 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 1100,
Washington, DC 20529-2090
Phone:202 272-8377
Fax:202 272-1480