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- Summary (CRS)
6/22/1989--Introduced.Treats Hong Kong as a separate foreign state rather than a colony or dependent area for U.S. immigration purposes, beginning in FY 1990 (thereby increasing the number of visas chargeable ...
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Jun 22, 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. 2726”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
57 cosponsors (49D, 8R)
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Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 4, 1990
Family Unity and Employment Opportunity Immigration Act of 1990
Last Action: Oct 3, 1990
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