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House Passes Bills Allowing Toll for Military Petitions and Admission of Nurses

Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 11080262 (posted Aug. 2, 2011)"

On August 1, 2011, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 398 and H.R. 1933.

H.R. 398 (Rep. Lofgren, D-CA) would toll, for the time that active-duty military members are abroad, the period of time to file a residency petition and appear for an interview. H.R. 398 passed the House 407-17.

H.R. 1933 (Rep. Smith, R-TX) would modify the requirements for admission of nonimmigrant nurses in health professional shortage areas. H.R. 1933 passed the House 426-0.

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