S.628 - Conrad State 30 Improvement Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Conrad, Kent [D-ND] (Introduced 03/18/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||03/18/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.628 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/18/2009)
Conrad State 30 Improvement Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994 to make 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 under specified conditions in the annual per-state cap of 30 foreign doctors; and (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 enactment of this Act.