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Name: Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act, 2002 (Public Law 107-173).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2002-05-14
Entry into force:
Published on: Congressional and Administrative News, 2002-07, No. 5, pp. 543-565
ISN: USA-2002-L-62143
Bibliography: Congressional and Administrative News, 2002-07, No. 5, pp. 543-565
Abstract/Citation: Provides for enhanced border security. Part 1 makes provision for increases in funding for Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and for Border Patrol. Part 2 regulates interagency information sharing between INS and Department of State. Provides for establishment of interoperable law enforcement and intelligence data system with name-matching capacity, as well as for Commission on Interoperable Data Sharing. Part 3 deals with visa issuance. Provides for establishment of terrorist lookout committees to be maintained within each United States mission abroad. Also provides for restriction of issuance of visas to non-immigrants from countries that are State sponsors of international terrorism. Part 4 deals with inspection and admission of aliens. Part 5 deals with foreign students and exchange visitors. Provides for foreign student monitoring program. Part 6 contains miscellaneous provisions.

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