An updated final rule was recently published by the U.S. Department of State regarding the Exchange Visitor Program – Summer Work Travel interim final rule published in the Federal Register on May 11, 2012. In this update, certain errors were fixed. These errors include an incorrect fax number listed under the contact section, a citation to an exemption to the category of prohibited jobs and the date by which public comments should be received.
The correct fax number for further information should be (202) 632-2701. Written comments from the public will be accepted by the Department of State for up to 60 days from May 11, 2012. This update took effect on May 30, 2012.