Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 02110441 (posted Nov. 4, 2002)"
President Bush, on 11/2/02, signed into law the "21st Century Department of
Justice Appropriations Authorization Act" (H.R. 2215). The new law contains
immigration provisions impacting, among other things, H-1B status, J-1 physician
waivers, and EB-5 entrepreneurs. See InfoNet Doc. No. 02092734 (under the
Related Links section to the right) for a previous summary of the Act's
immigration provisions. A public law number has not yet been assigned.
to view the text of H.R. 2215 as passed by both the House and the Senate. You
can also download the Act under the PDF Resources section. We will update
this report with the text of the public law as soon as it becomes available.
Note: H.R. 2215 is a large PDF file. If you do not have
high-speed internet access, you will need to right-click on the file and select
"Save As" or "Save Target As" to download the file to your computer. It
may take several minutes.