[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 249 (Friday, December 28, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 76353]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31272]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

8 CFR Part 214


Nonimmigrant Classes

CFR Correction

    In Title 8 of the Code of Federal Regulations, revised as of 
January 1, 2012, in Sec.  214.2, make the following corrections:
    a. On page 289, reinstate paragraph (h)(2)(v);
    b. On page 310, following paragraph (h)(9)(i)(B), reinstate 
paragraphs (h)(9)(ii)(A) and (B); and
    c. On page 311, revise the third sentence of paragraph 
(h)(11)(i)(A).


Sec.  214.2  Special requirements for admission, extension, and 
maintenance of status.

* * * * *
    (h) * * *
    (2) * * *
    (v) H-2A Petitions. Special criteria for admission, extension, and 
maintenance of status apply to H-2A petitions and are specified in 
paragraph (h)(5) of this section. The other provisions of Sec.  
214.2(h) apply to H-2A only to the extent that they do not conflict 
with the special agricultural provisions in paragraph (h)(5) of this 
section.
* * * * *
    (9) * * *
* * * * *
    (ii) Recording the validity of petitions. Procedures for recording 
the validity period of petitions are:
    (A) If a new H petition is approved before the date the petitioner 
indicates that the services or training will begin, the approved 
petition and approval notice shall show the actual dates requested by 
the petitoner as the validity period, not to exceed the limits 
specified by paragraph (h)(9)(iii) of this section or other Service 
policy.
    (B) If a new H petition is approved after the date the petitioner 
indicates that the services or training will begin, the aproved 
petition and approval notice shall show a validity period commencing 
with the date of approval and ending with the date requested by the 
petitioner, as long as that date does not exceed either the limits 
specified by paragraph (h)(9)(iii) of this section or other Service 
policy.
* * * * *
    (11) * * *
    (i) * * *
    (A) * * * If the petitioner no longer employs the beneficiary, the 
petitioner shall send a letter explaining the change(s) to the director 
who approved the petition. * * *
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[FR Doc. 2012-31272 Filed 12-27-12; 8:45 am]
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