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S 823

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 823

To permit aliens who lawfully enter the United States on valid visas as nonimmigrant elementary and secondary school students to attend public schools in the United States for longer than 1 year if such aliens reimburse the local educational agency that administers the school for the full, unsubsidized per capita cost of providing education at such school for the period of the alien's attendance.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 14, 2011

Mr. SCHUMER (for himself, Ms. COLLINS, Mr. KERRY, and Mr. LEAHY) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To permit aliens who lawfully enter the United States on valid visas as nonimmigrant elementary and secondary school students to attend public schools in the United States for longer than 1 year if such aliens reimburse the local educational agency that administers the school for the full, unsubsidized per capita cost of providing education at such school for the period of the alien's attendance.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Strengthening America's Public Schools Through Promoting Foreign Investment Act'.

SEC. 2. NONIMMIGRANT ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS.

    Section 214(m)(1)(B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1184(m)(1)(B)) is amended by striking `unless--' and all that follows through `(ii)' and inserting `unless'.

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