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DHS Issues Final Rule to Remove Vacated H-1B Rule from Code of Federal Regulations

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a final rule that removes from the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) an interim final rule (IFR) issued in October 2020, which has since been vacated by a federal district court.


On Oct. 8, 2020, DHS issued an IFR titled, Strengthening the H-1B Nonimmigrant Visa Classification Program. On Dec. 1, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California vacated the IFR.


Read more at: https://www.uscis.gov/news/alerts/dhs-issues-final-rule-to-remove-vacated-h-1b-rule-from-code-of-federal-regulations


Contact Darren Heyman, immigration attorney, for more information.