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Name: American Competitiveness in the 21st Century Act of 2000 - Immigration Services and Infrastructure Improvements Act of 2000 (Public Law 106-313).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2000-10-17
Entry into force:
Published on: Congressional and Administrative News, 2000-12, No. 10, pp. 1251-1265
ISN: USA-2000-L-58097
Bibliography: Congressional and Administrative News, 2000-12, No. 10, pp. 1251-1265
Abstract/Citation: Amends Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to H-1B nonimmigrant aliens. Makes provision for temporary increases in visa allotments; visa allotments for employees of universities, research facilities, and graduate degree recepients; limitation on per country ceiling with respect to employment-based immigrants; increased portability of H-1B status; special rules in cases of lengthy adjudications; recovery of visas used fraudulently; NSF study and report on the digital divide; modification of nonimmigrant petitioner account provisions; demonstration programmes and projects to provide technical skills training for workers; a Kids 2000 crime prevention and computer education initiative; use of fees for duties relating to petitioners; as well as some related matters.
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