Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 97120258 (posted Dec. 2, 1997)"
One Hundred Fifth Congress
United States of America
AT THE FIRST SESSION
Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday,
the seventh day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-seven
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize appropriations for refugee and entrant assistance for fiscal years 1998 and 1999.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR REFUGEE AND ENTRANT ASSISTANCE.
(a) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS- Section 414(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1524(a)) is amended by striking `fiscal year 1995, fiscal year 1996, and fiscal year 1997' and inserting `each of fiscal years 1998 and 1999'.
(b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect October 1, 1997.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Vice President of the United States and
President of the Senate.
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