One Hundred Sixth Congress
United States of America
AT THE SECOND SESSION
Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday,
the twenty-fourth day of January, two thousand
To increase the amount of fees charged to employers who are petitioners for the employment of H-1B non-immigrant workers, and for other purposes.
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Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled
SECTION 1. AUTHORITIES RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION OF FEES.
- Section 214(c)(9) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1184(c)(9)) is amended–
- (1) in subparagraph (A), by striking `(excluding’ and all that follows through `2001)’ and inserting `(excluding any employer that is a primary or secondary education institution, an institution of higher education, as defined in section 101(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1001(a), a nonprofit entity related to or affiliated with any such institution, a nonprofit entity which engages in established curriculum-related clinical training of students registered at any such institution, a nonprofit research organization, or a governmental research organization) filing before October 1, 2003′; and
- (2) in subparagraph (B), by striking `$500′ and inserting `$1,000′.
SEC. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE.
- The amendment made by section 1(2) shall apply only to petitions that are filed on or after the date that is 2 months after the date of the enactment of this Act.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Vice President of the United States and
President of the Senate.
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