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Union Calendar No. 475
101st CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4300
[Report No. 101-723, Parts I and II]
A BILL
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise the system of admission
of aliens on the basis of family reunification and to meet identified labor
shortages, and for other purposes.
September 25, 1990
Reported from the Committee on Ways and Means with amendments, committed to
the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to
be printed
HR 4300 RH2
Union Calendar No. 475
101st CONGRESS
2d Session
 H. R. 4300
[Report No. 101-723, Parts I and II]
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise the system of admission
of aliens on the basis of family reunification and to meet identified labor
shortages, and for other purposes.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 19, 1990
Mr. MORRISON of Connecticut introduced the following bill; which was referred
to the Committee on the Judiciary
September 19, 1990
Additional sponsors: Mr. BORSKI, Mr. MAVROULES, Mr. LANTOS, Mr. ROWLAND of
Connecticut, Mr. BERMAN, Mr. FRANK, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. MANTON, Mrs. JOHNSON of
Connecticut, Mr. MAZZOLI, Mr. FAZIO, Mr. STUDDS, Mr. MARTINEZ, Mr. SIKORSKI,
Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Mr. SCHUMER, Mrs. KENNELLY, Mr. SOLARZ, Mr. NEAL of
Massachusetts, Mrs. SCHROEDER, Mr. GEJDENSON, Mr. ANNUNZIO, Mr. COURTER,
Mr. ROE, Mr. MARKEY, Mr. KENNEDY, Mr. MACHTLEY, Mr. ENGEL, Mr. MOAKLEY,
Mr. GILMAN, Mr. MCGRATH, and Mr. AuCoin
September 19, 1990
Reported with an amendment and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
for a period ending not later than September 25, 1990, for consideration of
such provisions of the bill and amendment as fall within the jurisdiction
of that committee pursuant to clause 1(v), rule X
[Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed
in italic]
September 25, 1990
Reported from the Committee on Ways and Means with amendments, committed to
the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to
be printed
[Omit the part in struck through italic]
[For text of introduced bill, see copy of bill as introduced on March 19, 1990]
A BILL
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise the system of admission
of aliens on the basis of family reunification and to meet identified labor
shortages, and for other purposes.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
  (a) SHORT TITLE- This Act may be cited as the `Family Unity and Employment
  Opportunity Immigration Act of 1990'.
  (b) TABLE OF CONTENTS- The table of contents of this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.
TITLE I--FAMILY-SPONSORED AND EMPLOYMENT-BASED IMMIGRATION
Subtitle A--Admission and Status
Sec. 101. Separate levels for family-sponsored and employment-based
immigration.
Sec. 102. Preference system for admission of immigrants.
Sec. 103. Labor attestation process.
Sec. 104. Nonimmigrant classifications.
Sec. 105. Admission of aliens in religious occupations.
Sec. 106. Denial of crewmember status in the case of certain labor disputes.
Sec. 107. Effective dates; transition.
Subtitle B--Education and Training of American Workers
 [Struck out->] Sec. 111. Fees for admission of certain employment-based
 aliens. [] SEC. 111. FEES FOR ADMISSION OF CERTAIN EMPLOYMENT-BASED
 ALIENS. []   Section 286 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8
 U.S.C. 1356) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:
 []   `(q)(1) In addition to any other fee authorized by law,
 the Attorney General shall charge and collect a fee in the amount specified
 in paragraph (2) for the provision of lawful permanent resident status to
 an alien under subparagraph (A), (B), (C), or (D) of section 203(b)(1) or
 under section 203(b)(2) or for the provision of nonimmigrant status under
 section 101(a)(15)(H)(i)(b) or 101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(b) on or after October 1,
 1991. []   `(2)(A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B), the amount
 of the fee under this paragraph is $1,000. []   `(B) In the case of a petitioner-- []   `(i) that has fewer than 50 employees, there shall be no
 fee under this paragraph, or []   `(ii) that-- []   `(I) has more than 49, but fewer than 200, employees, or
 []   `(II) has 200 or more employees and is a nonprofit,
 charitable agency or governmental agency, [] the amount of the fee shall be  1/2  of the amount otherwise
 established. []   `(3) The fee under this subsection shall only apply to
 the principal immigrant or nonimmigrant and not to the spouse or children
 of such an alien. []   `(4) The fee under this subsection shall be paid by the
 employer petitioning to import the alien into the United States at a time
 and in a manner specified by the Attorney General. []   `(5) All of the fees collected under this subsection shall
 be deposited in a separate account within the general fund of the Treasury of
 the United States, to remain available until expended to carry out sections
 112 and 113 of the Family Unity and Employment Opportunity Immigration Act
 of 1990.'. [