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Making appropriations for the Department of Transportation and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1999, and for other purposes.
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make changes relating to H-1B nonimmigrants.
H.R. 3553, the Central American and Caribbean Refugee Adjustment Act, would have awarded amnesty to almost 1.2 million illegal immigrants, in addition to the almost one million who were granted amnesty in 1997.
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to assist the United States to remain competitive by increasing the access of the United States firms and institutions of higher education to skilled personnel and by expanding educational and training opportunities for American students and workers.
S. 1504, the Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act, would grant amnesty to 50,000 illegal aliens from Haiti who came to the U.S. before December 31, 1995. It also granted amnesty to their spouses and children, bringing the total number of Haitians to be amnestied to about 125,000. This provision was slipped quietly into an omnibus appropriations bill, and was fully endorsed by President Clinton who signed it into law.
An original bill making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of said District for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.
H.R. 2302, the Immigration Technical Revisions Act of 1997, would have allowed 540,000 illegal immigrants from Central America to apply for amnesty, even though they previously had been denied asylum in the United States. Congress eventually passed a much-expanded version of this proposed amnesty by slipping it into an appropriations bill for the District of Columbia (see the Nicaraguan and Central American Relief Act of 1997).
Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1998, and for other purposes.
H.J.Res. 60 would have denied citizenship to U.S. born babies of illegal aliens.
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide that no person born in the United States will be a United States citizen unless a parent is a United States citizen, is lawfully in the United States, or has a lawful immigration status at the time of the birth.