H.R. 5427 (100th): Immigration Amendments of 1988

A bill to extend for 2 years section 314 of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, to make additional visas available to immigrants from underrepresented countries to enhance diversity in immigration, and to extend through December 31, 1989, H-1 nonimmigrant status for certain registered nurses.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Sep 30, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 30, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Romano Mazzoli

Representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district


See Instead:

H.R. 5115 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Nov 15, 1988


Sep 30, 1988

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H.R. 5427 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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