Published Date:  

2006-08-03 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would create a new nonimmigrant status that allows certain athletes temporary admission to the United States to compete on sports team or in competitions; and would prohibit issuance of a P-1 nonimmigrant visa (generally, for “internationally-recognized athletes”) to a national of a country that is a state sponsor of international terrorism unless the State Department, in consultation with DHS, determines that the alien does not pose a threat to national security.

A bill to authorize certain athletes to be admitted temporarily into the United States to compete or perform in an athletic league, competition, or performance.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

No Position
Sponsored by:  Sen. Susan Collins [R-ME] in the 109th congress

Bill Number:  

S. 3821

Chamber:  

Senate