Published Date:  

2006-07-28 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would reiterate current law in prohibiting F, J, or M student visas from being issued to an alien unless the educational institution the alien is, or will be, attending is on DHS’ list of “recognized accrediting agencies and institutions”; and would further reiterate current statute by prohibiting an educational institution from being eligible for Federal student assistance funding if it does not take appropriate steps to be included in the DHS list.

To reduce and prevent the sale and use of fraudulent degrees in order to protect the integrity of valid higher education degrees that are used for Federal purposes.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

No Position
Sponsored by:  Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN4] in the 109th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 6008

Chamber:  

House