8 CFR 204.300 - Scope of this subpart.

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§ 204.300 Scope of this subpart.

(a)Convention adoptees. This subpart governs the adjudication of a Form I-800A or Form I-800 for a Convention adoptee under section 101(b)(1)(G) of the Act. The provisions of this subpart enter into force on the Convention effective date, as defined in 8 CFR 204.301.

(b)Orphan cases. On or after the Convention effective date, no Form I-600A or I-600 may be filed under section 101(b)(1)(F) of the Act and 8 CFR 204.3 in relation to the adoption of a child who is habitually resident in a Convention country. If a Form I-600A or Form I-600 was filed before the Convention effective date, the case will continue to be governed by 8 CFR 204.3, as in effect before the Convention effective date.

(c)Adopted children. This subpart does not apply to the immigrant visa classification of adopted children, as defined in section 101(b)(1)(E) of the Act. For the procedures that govern classification of adopted children as defined in section 101(b)(1)(E) of the Act, see 8 CFR 204.2.

Title 8 published on 2016-09-20

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 8 CFR Part 204 after this date.

  • 2017-01-13; vol. 82 # 9 - Friday, January 13, 2017
    1. 82 FR 4738 - EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS
      Notice of proposed rulemaking.
      Written comments must be received on or before April 11, 2017.
      8 CFR Parts 204 and 216
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  • 2016-11-18; vol. 81 # 223 - Friday, November 18, 2016
    1. 81 FR 82398 - Retention of EB-1, EB-2, and EB-3 Immigrant Workers and Program Improvements Affecting High-Skilled Nonimmigrant Workers
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      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS
      Final rule.
      This final rule is effective January 17, 2017.
      8 CFR Parts 204, 205, 214, 245 and 274a