H.R. 2448 (101st): Immigration Legal Numerical Limitation and Preference Amendments of 1989


May 23, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 23, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Hamilton Fish Jr.

Representative for New York's 21st congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise the numerical limitation and preference system for admission of independent immigrants, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/23/1989--Introduced.Immigration Legal Numerical Limitation and Preference Amendments of 1989 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a two-tiered immigration annual entry level made up of "family connection" immigrants ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 23, 1989

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2448”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 4300 (Related)
Family Unity and Employment Opportunity Immigration Act of 1990

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 3, 1990

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