H.R.5707 - Conrad State 30 Improvement Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pomeroy, Earl [D-ND-At Large] (Introduced 04/03/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/14/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5707 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/03/2008)
Conrad State 30 Improvement Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994 to make the the J-1 visa waiver (Conrad state 30/medical services in underserved areas) program permanent.
Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: (1) revise entry provisions for H-1B visa foreign medical graduates and provide for an increase in the annual per-state cap of 30 foreign doctors; (2) exempt from worldwide immigration numerical limitations alien physicians who have completed service requirements of a state waiver or exemption, including alien physicians who completed such service before the date of the enactment of this Act; and (3) increase Conrad program waiver authority with respect to facilities that treat patients from, but who may not be located in, a medically underserved area.