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STATE RIN: 1400-AF76 Publication ID: Fall 2023 
Title: ●Visas: Diversity Immigrants  

The Department of State proposes to amend regulations governing the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV Program) to require petitioners to provide valid, unexpired passport information on their electronic entry form. In this NPRM, the Department also proposes to make technical updates to the regulations regarding submission of electronic photographs with DV entries, general technical updates based on current requirements that are now obsolete, changes to listed districts of Northern Ireland, and due to regulation, as well as changes in terminology to make the regulation more accessible and inclusive.

Agency: Department of State(STATE)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
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 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  02/00/2024 
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:
Andrea B. Lage
Department of State
Washington, DC 20520
Phone:202 663-1399