Department of Homeland Security May 5, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents
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Allocation of Additional H-1B Visas Created by the H-1B Visa Reform Act of 2004
This interim rule implements certain changes made by the Omnibus Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2005 to the numerical limits of the H-1B nonimmigrant visa category and the fees for filing of H-1B petitions. This interim rule also notifies the public of the procedures U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will use to allocate, in fiscal year 2005 and in future fiscal years starting with fiscal year 2006, the additional 20,000 H-1B numbers made available by the exemption created pursuant to that Act. This interim rule amends and clarifies the process by which U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, in the future, will allocate all petitions subject to numerical limitations under the Immigration and Nationality Act. This interim rule also notifies the public of additional fees that must be filed with certain H-1B petitions.
Safety Zones; Long Island Sound Annual Fireworks Displays
The Coast Guard proposes to revise regulations governing safety zones for fireworks displays in Long Island Sound. This revision would establish 9 new permanent safety zones, would revise the location for one established fireworks safety zone, and would amend the notification and enforcement provisions to include additional launches from beach areas. This action is necessary to provide for the safety of life on navigable waters during the events.
Safety Zone; Legal Seafood Firework Display Boston, MA
The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary safety zone for the Legal Seafood Firework Display in Boston, Massachusetts. The safety zone would temporarily close all waters of Boston Harbor within a 400-yard radius of the fireworks barge, temporarily prohibiting entry into or movement within this portion of Boston Harbor. This safety zone is necessary to provide for the safety of life and property during a firework display.