In response to a U.S. district court ruling, the Department of State is removing from the Code of Federal Regulations amendments published in an interim final rule on June 5, 2019, requiring principal entrants submitting an electronic diversity visa entry form to provide certain information, including the entrant’s unique serial or issuance number associated with the principal entrant’s valid unexpired passport, or claim an exemption to the passport requirement. In E.B. v. U.S. Department of State, No. 19–2856 (D.D.C. Feb. 4, 2022), the court vacated the rule.

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