President Signs Border Student Commuter Bill
Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 02110543 (posted Nov. 5, 2002)"
President Bush, on 11/2/02, signed the "Border Student Commuter Act of 2002" (H.R. 4967, P.L. 107-274). The new law creates a border commuter nonimmigrant classification under the F and M visa categories for Canadian and Mexican nationals who maintain residence in their country of nationality and commute to the U.S. for full- or part-time study.