HR 959

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 959

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the requirements of the visa waiver program and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 8, 2011

Mr. QUIGLEY introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Select Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the requirements of the visa waiver program and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

`(aa) the total number of nationals of that country who were admitted to the United States on the basis of a nonimmigrant visa whose periods of authorized stay ended during a fiscal year but who remained unlawfully in the United States beyond such periods; to

`(bb) the total number of nationals of that country who were admitted to the United States on the basis of a nonimmigrant visa during that fiscal year.

SEC. 3. DESIGNATION OF PROGRAM COUNTRIES BASED ON VISA OVERSTAY RATES.

SEC. 4. TERMINATION OF DESIGNATION; PROBATION.

SEC. 5. REVIEW OF OVERSTAY TRACKING METHODOLOGY.

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