Regulatory Information

Exchange Visitors and Exchange Visitor Programs

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Fees, Forms, Filing Procedures

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Institutional Obligations and Compliance

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International Faculty, Staff, Researchers

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International Students and Schools

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U.S. Immigration Systems, Data, Status, and Concepts

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Visas, Travel, Entry

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The Congressional Review Act

Under the Congressional Review Act (CRA), Congress can review and overturn certain regulations promulgated by an executive agency, such as the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Labor, the Department of State, etc. Congress can use the CRA only to invalidate an agency final rule in
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OFLC Stakeholder Engagements

Links to summaries and key takeaways from public stakeholder meetings conducted by the Department of Labor Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC), prepared by the NAFSA ISSRP EB subcommittee.
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CIS Ombudsman 2020 Annual Report To Congress

Section 452(c) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 requires the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) Ombudsman to make an annual report to Congress. Download the CIS Ombudsman 2020 Annual Report to Congress (June 30, 2020) The 2020 Report includes the following "Key Developments
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U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 On February 18, 2021, Representative Linda Sánchez (D-CA) introduced in the House HR 1177, a bill To provide an earned path to citizenship, to address the root causes of migration and responsibly manage the southern border, and to reform the immigrant visa system, and
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Cuba Placed Back on List of State Sponsors of Terrorism

Cuba was added back to the U.S. Department of State's list of State Sponsors of Terrorism effective January 12, 2021, in the final days of the Trump administration. It had previously been removed from the list on May 29, 2015, under the Obama administration. Currently there are four countries
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The Biden Administration Regulatory Freeze Memorandum

Memorandum: Regulatory Freeze Pending Review. January 20, 2021. Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies, from Biden Chief of Staff Ronald Klain at the direction of President Biden. Published in the Federal Register at 86 FR 7424 (January 28, 2021). Sets varied temporary stops
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