Summary: H.R.8703 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (08/02/1977)

Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to define the term "public charge" as an alien who receives financial support or medical treatment from any Federal, State, or local program designed to support needy individuals.

Prohibits the admission of any immigrant unless a United States citizen has agreed in writing to sponsor such immigrant and to reimburse the Federal, State, or local government for financial support or medical treatment provided to the immigrant during the five year period after entering the United States.