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USCIS restricts eligibility for TN economist category to professional economists

  1. Original Date Announced

    November 20, 2017

    USCIS revises the definition of TN economist to be based on business activities. To qualify, a TN Economist must serve as a professional economist; the category will no longer be available to individuals working in financial analyst, market research analyst or marketing specialist occupations, as well as other occupations that are related to economics but primarily include the activity of other occupations. [ID #489]

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  2. Effective Date

    December 18, 2017

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Agency Directive
Agencies Affected: USCIS

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