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H.R. 1758 (110th): To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide status in each of fiscal years 2008 through 2012 for 65,000 H-1B nonimmigrants who have a master’s or Ph.D. degree and meet the requirements for such status and whose employers make scholarship payments to institutions of higher education for undergraduate and postgraduate education.


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3/29/2007--Introduced. Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to provide (H-1B visa) nonimmigrant status for a specified number of aliens during each of FY2008-FY2012 with a master's or Ph.D. degree whose employers make qualified scholarship payments to institutions of higher education for undergraduate and postgraduate study. (Gives scholarship priority to citizens and permanent resident aliens.)