22 CFR 42.54 - Order of consideration.

§ 42.54 Order of consideration.

(a)General. Consular officers shall request applicants to take the steps necessary to meet the requirements of INA 222(b) in order to apply formally for a visa as follows:

(1) In the chronological order of the priority dates of all applicants within each of the immigrant classifications specified in INA 203 (a) and (b); and

(2) In the random order established by the Secretary of State for each region for the fiscal year for applicants entitled to status under INA 203(c).

(b) [Reserved]

[ 56 FR 51174, Oct. 10, 1991, as amended at 59 FR 15302, Mar. 31, 1994; 61 FR 1836, Jan. 24, 1996; 63 FR 48578, Sept. 11, 1998]

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The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 22 CFR Part 42 after this date.

  • 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