H.R.5448 - New Economy Workforce Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] (Introduced 10/11/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||10/17/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5448 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
New Economy Workforce Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish educational priorities for certain family-sponsored immigrants.
Introduced in House (10/11/2000)
Requires diversity immigrants to have at least a bachelor's degree.
Establishes and sets forth the Secretary of State's verification obligations respecting foreign degrees and educational credentials. Authorizes the Secretary to impose a related fee. Establishes the Foreign Degree Equivalence Account in the Treasury.