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DHS/USCBP RIN: 1651-AB39 Publication ID: Fall 2020 
Title: ●Ineligibility of Hong Kong for the Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Program 

Pursuant to Executive Order 13936 issued July 14, 2020, entitled "The President’s Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization," this rule amends DHS regulations to remove Hong Kong Special Administrative Region from the list of eligible countries and geographic areas whose travelers are eligible to participate in the Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Program.

Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  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: 8 CFR 212.1(q)   
Legal Authority: Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008, Pub. L. 110-229, sec. 702 (May 8, 2008)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  04/00/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
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:
Neyda Yejo
Program Manager, Electronic System for Travel Authorization, Office of Field Operations
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20229
Phone:202 344-2373