22 CFR 42.42 - Petitions for immediate relative or preference status.

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§ 42.42 Petitions for immediate relative or preference status.

Petition for immediate relative or preference status. The consular officer may not issue a visa to an alien as an immediate relative entitled to status under 201(b), a family-sponsored immigrant entitled to preference status under 203(a)(1)-(4), or an employment-based preference immigrant entitled to status under INA 203(b)(1)-(5), unless the officer has received a petition filed and approved in accordance with INA 204 or official notification of such filing and approval.

[56 FR 49682, Oct. 1, 1991]

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Title 22 published on 2015-11-25

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  • 2016-09-16; vol. 81 # 180 - Friday, September 16, 2016
    1. 81 FR 63694 - Visas: Diversity Immigrants
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      DEPARTMENT OF STATE, State Department
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on October 17, 2016.
      22 CFR Part 42

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  • 2016-09-16; vol. 81 # 180 - Friday, September 16, 2016
    1. 81 FR 63694 - Visas: Diversity Immigrants
      GPO FDSys: XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF STATE, State Department
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on October 17, 2016.
      22 CFR Part 42