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Waiver of Passport and Visa Requirements Due to an Unforeseen Emergency

This rule adopts as final proposed amendments to the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) regulations describing the procedures for issuance of a discretionary waiver, on the basis of unforeseen emergency in individual cases, of certain documentary requirements for individuals seeking admission to the United States as a nonimmigrant. The Department of State (DOS) is issuing a parallel final rule amending a similar DOS regulation published in today’s edition of the Federal Register. DHS and DOS have acted jointly in this matter.

Date: 
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Source: 
82 FR 41867
Last modified: 
September 5, 2017