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1997 Federal Register Notices


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January 1997 January 17, 1997 (PDF) Important Announcement for Class Members of American Baptist Churches v. Thornburgh (ABC) Regarding Changes of Address and Temporary Closure of the ABC Post Office Box - Notice
January 6, 1997 (PDF) Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs; Visas: Documentation of Immigrants under the Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended - Final Rule
January 3, 1997 (PDF) Inspection and Expedited Removal of Aliens; Detention and Removal of Aliens; Conduct of Removal Proceedings; Asylum Procedures - (537k)
January 2, 1997 (PDF) Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); Federal Acquisition Regulation; Compliance with Immigration and Nationality Act Provisions - Final Rule

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February 1997 February 28, 1997 (PDF) List of Free Legal Services Providers - Final Rule

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March 1997 March 19, 1997 (PDF) Exceptions to the Educational Requirements for Naturalization for Certain Applicants - Final Rule
March 10, 1997 (PDF) Annual Update of the HHS Poverty Guidelines
March 06, 1997 Inspection and Expedited Removal of Aliens; Detention and Removal of Aliens; Conduct of Removal Proceedings; Asylum Procedures

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April 1997 April 21, 1997 (PDF) Restrictions on Legal Assistance to Aliens
April 16, 1997 (PDF) Waiver of the Two-Year Home Country Physical Presence Requirement for Certain Foreign Medical Graduates
April 09, 1997 (PDF) Inspection and Expedited Removal of Aliens; Detention and Removal of Aliens; Conduct of Removal Proceedings; Asylum Procedures; Correction
April 07, 1997 (PDF) Extension of Designation and Resignation of Liberia Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
April 02, 1997 (PDF) -Exceptions to the Education Requirements for Naturalization for Certain Applicants - Correction
April 01, 1997 (PDF) Inspection and Expedited Removal of Aliens; Detention and Removal of Aliens; Conduct of Removal Proceedings; Asylum Procedures - Correction

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May 1997 May 23, 1997 (PDF) Adjustment of Status for Certain Polish and Hungarian Parolees - Interim Rule
May 21, 1997 (PDF) Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs; Visas: Documentation of Immigrants Under the Immigration and Nationality Act; Validity of Immigrant Visas- Final Rule
May 01, 1997 (PDF) Representation and Appearances: Law Students and Law Graduates - Final Rule
May 01, 1997 (PDF) Merger of the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Unfair Employment Practices Into the Civil Rights Division

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June, 1997 June 30, 1997 (PDF) Department of Justice: Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance; State Criminal Alien Assistance Program - Notice
June 19, 1997 (PDF) Termination of Designation of Rwanda Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
June 16, 1997 (PDF) Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs; Schedule of Fees for Consular Services, Department of State and Overseas Embassies and Consulates, Diversity Lottery Fee - Proposed Rule
June 13, 1997 (PDF) Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs; Visas: Documentation of Immigrants Under the Immigration and Nationality Act; Validity of Immigrant Visas - Correction

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July 1997 July 25, 1997 (PDF) Immigration and Naturalization Service User Fee Advisory Committee Meeting -Notice
July 24, 1997 (PDF) Determination of Situations That Demonstrate a Substantial Connection Between Battery or Extreme Cruelty and Need for Specific Public Benefits - Notice
July 23, 1997 (PDF) Adjustment of Status to That of Person Admitted for Permanent Residence; Temporary Removal of Certain Restrictions of Eligibility - Interim Rule
July 16, 1997 (PDF) International Matchmaking Organizations - Notice of Proposed Rule

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August 1997 August 29, 1997 (PDF) Legal Services Corporation: Restrictions on Legal Assistance to Aliens - Final Rule
August 28, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Montserrat Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
August 26, 1997 (PDF) Fees for Motions to Reopen or Reconsider - Final Rule
August 15, 1997 (PDF) Inspection of Alien Crewmembers; 90-Day Modified Inspection Procedure - Proposed Rule
August 14, 1997 (PDF) Periods of Lawful Temporary Resident Status and Lawful Permanent Resident Status to Establish Seven Years of Lawful Domicile - Final Rule
August 05, 1997 (PDF) Official Seal - Notice
August 01, 1997 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Bosnia-Hercegovina Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
August 01, 1997 (PDF) Extension of Designation of Somalia Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice

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September 1997 September 30, 1997 (PDF) Adjustment of Status to That of Person Admitted for Permanent Residence - Interim Rule
September 30, 1997 (PDF) Pilot Programs To Deny Driver's Licenses and Identification Cards to Aliens Who Are Not Lawfully Present in the United States - Notice
September 30, 1997 (PDF) Interim Designation of Acceptable Documents for Employment Verification - Interim Rule
September 30, 1997 (PDF) Adding Slovenia to the List of Countries Authorized To Participate in the Visa Waiver Pilot Program and Designating Ireland as a Permanent Participating Country (Formerly With Probationary Status) - Interim Rule
September 15, 1997 (PDF) Procedures for the Detention and Release of Criminal Aliens by the INS and for Custody Redeterminations by the EOIR - Proposed Rule
September 12, 1997 (PDF) Department of State: Bureau of Consular Affairs; Visas: Documentation of Nonimmigrants Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, as Amended; Business and Media Visas; Treaty Trader and Treaty Investors - Final Rule
September 9, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Montserrat Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Correction

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October 1997 October 24, 1997 (PDF) Nonimmigrant Classes; Treaty Aliens; E Classification - Correction
October 23, 1997 (PDF) Adjustment of Status to That of Person Admitted for Permanent Residence - Interim Rule
October 20, 1997 (PDF) Affidavits of Support on Behalf of Immigrants - Interim Rule
October 08, 1997 (PDF) Interim Designation of Acceptable Documents for Employment Verification - Correction
October 03, 1997 (PDF) Suspension of Deportation and Cancellation of Removal - Interim Rule

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November 1997 November 28, 1997 (PDF) Adjustment of Status; Certain Nationals of the People's Republic of China - Final Rule
November 17, 1997 (PDF) Interim Guidance on Verficiation of Citizenship, Qualified Alien Status and Eligibility Under Title IV of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996
November 14, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Sierra Leone Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Correction
November 13, 1997 (PDF) Prima Facie Review of Form I-360 When Filed by Self-Petitioning Battered Spouse/Child - Interim Rule
November 10, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Sudan Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Correction
November 10, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Burundi Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Correction
November 6, 1997 (PDF) Nonimmigrant Classes; Treaty Aliens; E Classification - Correction
November 4, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Burundi Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
November 4, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Sierra Leone Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice
November 4, 1997 (PDF) Designation of Sudan Under Temporary Protected Status Program - Notice

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December 1997 December 30, 1997 (PDF) Tracking Usage of the H-1B and H-2B Nonimmigrant Classifications - Proposed Rule
December 29, 1997 (PDF) Visas: Grounds of Ineligibility
December 29, 1997 (PDF) Department of State; Bureau of Consular Affairs: VISAS: Public Charge - Interim Rule
December 16, 1997 (PDF) The President: Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons Who Are Senior Officials of the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola ("UNITA") and Adult Members of Their Immediate Families - Executive Order
December 3, 1997 (PDF) Affidavits of Support on Behalf of Immigrants; Correction
December 2, 1997 (PDF) Social Security Administration: Permit the Department of State (DOS) and Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) to Collect Information Needed to Assign Social Security Numbers (SSNs) to Aliens - Proposed Rule

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