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President Signs DOJ Authorization Act into Law

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.

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.

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 02110441.