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H.R. 3636 (114th): Oversee Visa Integrity with Stakeholder Advisories Act


The text of the bill below is as of Sep 29, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3636

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 29, 2015

(for herself and Mr. Nadler) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to allow labor organizations and management organizations to receive the results of visa petitions about which such organizations have submitted advisory opinions, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Oversee Visa Integrity with Stakeholder Advisories Act or the O–VISA Act.

2.

Allowing certain organizations to receive the results of visa petitions

Section 214(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1184(c)) is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (3)—

(A)

by striking Attorney General each place it appears and inserting Secretary of Homeland Security; and

(B)

in the first sentence of the matter following subparagraph (B)—

(i)

by striking and (iv) and inserting (iv); and

(ii)

by striking the period at the end and inserting the following: , and (v) upon making the decision, the Secretary of Homeland Security shall provide a copy of the decision to the organizations consulted with under subparagraph (A) or (B).; and

(2)

in paragraph (8), by adding at the end the following:

(F)

With respect to petitions under subparagraph (O)(i) of such section with regard to motion picture and television productions—

(i)

the number of such petitions which have been filed;

(ii)

the number of petitions described in clause (i) that include opinions or involve consultations that recommend denial and, of such number, the number that were approved; and

(iii)

the number of petitions described in clause (i) that include opinions or involve consultations that recommend approval that were filed and, of such number, the number that were approved.

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