S.1350 - A bill to amend title II of the Immigration and Nationality Act to reform the diversity visa program and create a program that awards visas to aliens with an advanced degree.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Gregg, Judd [R-NH] (Introduced 05/10/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/10/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1350 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/10/2007)
Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to include immigrants with advanced degrees in the diversity immigrant category. Establishes the annual worldwide limit for such immigrants at 18,333 for diversity immigrants and 36,667 for advanced degree immigrants. Provides that immigrants with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering, or math shall have a separate limitation equal to that for advanced degree immigrants, which shall include economic and workforce considerations.
Directs the Secretary of State to maintain age, education, and occupation information on diversity and advanced degree immigrants.
Provides for the carryover of advanced degree and diversity visas.