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S. 323 (eah) [Engrossed Amendment House] ...
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
October 26, 2000
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide special
immigrant status for certain United States international broadcasting
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SPECIAL IMMIGRANT STATUS FOR CERTAIN UNITED STATES
INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING EMPLOYEES.
(a) Special Immigrant Category.--Section 101(a)(27) of the
Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(27)) is amended--
(1) by striking ``or'' at the end of subparagraph (K);
(2) by striking the period at the end of subparagraph (L);
(3) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:
``(M) subject to the numerical limitations of section
203(b)(4), an immigrant who seeks to enter the United States to
work as a broadcaster in the United States for the
International Broadcasting Bureau of the Broadcasting Board of
Governors, or for a grantee of the Broadcasting Board of
Governors, and the immigrant's accompanying spouse and
(b) Numerical Limitations.--
(1) In general.--Section 203(b)(4) of the Immigration and
Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1153(b)(4)) is amended by inserting
before the period at the end the following: ``, and not more
than 100 may be made available in any fiscal year to special
immigrants, excluding spouses and children, who are described
in section 101(a)(27)(M)''.
(2) Effective date.--The amendment made by paragraph (1)
shall apply to visas made available in any fiscal year
beginning on or after October 1, 2000.
Passed the Senate October 25 (legislative day, September
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