The Department of State (DOS) met with the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) on October 6, 2016, to discuss a wide range of topics, including updates to the Foreign Affairs Manual, the ConsularOne Online Passport Renewal service, the Enterprise Payment System for passport applications, the Consular Electronic Application Center portal for immigrant visa processing for six pilot posts, the Interview Waiver Program, "permanent resident" for purposes of Form DS-160, blanket L issues, five-year visas for petition-based nonimmigrant categories other than L, validity of a TN visa with a new employer, India issues, Cuba issues, F-1 preference opt-outs, and other issues. Appendices include a summary of AILA's observations on FAM provisions governing the L classification, J visa questions and answers, and other issues. The 32-page DOS-AILA Q&A is at