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(3) Visas for Officials of Taiwan Partial text of Public Law 103–416 [Immigration and Nationality Technical

Corrections Act of 1994; H.R. 783), 108 Stat. 4305 at 4320, approved October 25, 1994

AN ACT To amend title III of the Immigration and Nationality Act to make changes

in the laws relating to nationality and naturalization. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SEC. 221. VISAS FOR OFFICIALS OF TAIWAN.

Whenever the President of Taiwan or any other high-level official of Taiwan shall apply to visit the United States for the purposes of discussions with United States Federal or State government offi. cials concerning

(1) trade or business with Taiwan that will reduce the United States-Taiwan trade deficit;

(2) prevention of nuclear proliferation;
(3) threats to the national security of the United States;
(4) the protection of the global environment;
(5) the protection of endangered species; or

(6) regional humanitarian disasters. The official shall be admitted to the United States, unless the official is otherwise excludable under the immigration laws of the United States.

18 U.S.C. 1101 note.

(4) The Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended Partial text of Public Law 82 414 (HR. 5678), 66 Stat. 163, approved June

27, 1952; as amended by Public Law 87-510 (Migration and Refugee As. sistance Act of 1962, H.R. 8291), 76 Stat. 121, approved June 28, 1962; Public Law 88-426 (H.R. 11049), 78 Stat. 400 at 428, approved August 14, 1964; Public Law 95-105 (Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1978; H.R. 6689), 91 Stat. 844 at 847, approved August 17, 1977; Public Law 100-525 (Immigration Technical Corrections Act of 1988, S. 2479), 102 Stat. 2609, approved October 24, 1988; Public Law 103–236 (Foreign Rela. tions Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995; H.R. 2333), 108 Stat. 382, approved April 30, 1994

POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEC 104.1 (a) The Secretary of State shall be charged with the administration and the enforcement of the provisions of this Act and all other immigration and nationality laws relating to (1) the powers, duties and functions of diplomatic and consular officers of the United States, except those powers, duties and functions conferred upon the consular officers relating to the granting or refusal of visas; (2) the powers, duties and functions of the Administrator; 2 and (3) the determination of nationality of a person not in the United States. He shall establish such regulations; prescribe such forms of reports, entries and other papers; issue such instructions; and perform such other acts as he deems necessary for carrying out such provisions. He is authorized to confer or impose upon any employee of the United States, with the consent of the head of the department or independent establishment under whose jurisdiction the employee is serving, any of the powers, functions, or duties conferred or imposed by this Act or regulations issued thereunder upon officers or employees of the Department of State or of the American Foreign Service.

(b) 3 The Secretary of State shall designate an Administrator who shall be a citizen of the United States, qualified by experience. The

18 U.S.C. 1104. Section heading formerly also referred to "Bureau of Security and Consular Affairs". Sec. 9(d) of Public Law 100–525 (102 Stat. 2620) struck out “SECURITY AND"; sec. 162(hX2XA) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103–236; 108 Stat. 407), struck out “Bureau of Consular Affairs".

2 Formerly read “Bureau of Security and Consular Affairs". Sec. 109(bX1) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1978 (91 Stat. 847) struck out "Security and"; sec. 162(hX2XB) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103-236; 108 Stat. 407), struck out “Bureau of Consular Alairs".

3 Sec. 162(hX2XC) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103–236; 108 Stat. 407), amended and rested subsec. (b). Subsec. (b) formerly read as follows:

"(b) There is hereby established in the Department of State a Bureau of Consular Affairs, to be headed by an Assistant Secrelary of Slace for Consular Alfairs. The Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs shall be a citizen of the United States, qualified by experience, and shall maintain close liaison with the appropriate committees of Congress in order that they may be advised regarding the administration of this Act by consular officers. He shall be charged with any and all responsibility and authority in the administration of the Bureau and of this Act which are conferred on the Secretary of State as may be delegated to him by the Secretary

Administrator shall maintain close liaison with the appropriate committees of Congress in order that they may be advised regarding the administration of this Act by consular officers. The Administrator shall be charged with any and all responsibility and authority in the administration of this Act which are conferred on the Secretary of State as may be delegated to the Administrator by the Secretary of State or which may be prescribed by the Secretary of State, and shall perform such other duties as the Secretary of State may prescribe.

(c) Within the Department of State 4 there shall be a Passport Office, a Visa Office, and such other offices as the Secretary of State may deem to be appropriate, each office to be headed by a director. The Directors of the Passport Office and the Visa Office shall be experienced in the administration of the nationality and immigration laws.

(d) The functions heretofore performed by the Passport Division and the Visa Division of the Department of State shall hereafter be performed by the Passport Office and the Visa Office, respectively.5

(e) There shall be a General Counsel of the Visa Office, who shall be appointed by the Secretary of State and who shall serve under the general direction of the Legal Adviser of the Department of State. The General Counsel shall have authority to maintain liaison with the appropriate officers of the Service with a view to securing uniform interpretations of the provisions of this Act.

(f) 6 * * * (Repealed-1977)

of State or which may be prescribed by the Secretary of State. He shall also perform such other duties as the Secretary of State may prescribe.".

In Department of State Public Notice No. 2047 of July 29, 1994 (Delegation of Authority No. 213; 59 F.R. 42323), the Secretary of State designated the Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Aflairs as Administrator.

*Sec. 162(hX2XD) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103-236; 108 Slat. 407), struck out “Bureau" and inserted in lieu thereof "Depart. ment of State".

$ Sec. 162(hX2XE) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103-236; 108 Stat. 407), struck out", or the Bureau of Consular Alairs" after "respectively".

Subsec. (1) was repealed by sec. 109(bX1XD) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1978 (91 Stal 847). It formerly read as follows:

"1) The Bureau shall be under the immediale jurisdiction of the Deputy Under Secretary of State for Administration."

(5) Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 Partial text of Publie Law 99-603 'S. 12001, 194 Stat. 5649. approved Novem

ber 5, 1986; as amended by Public Law 1947–525 Immigration Technical Corrections Act of 1968, S. 2479), 102 Stat. 2609 at 2614, approved October 2A, 1988

AN ACT TO amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise and reform the

immigration iawn, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

TITLE VI-COMMISSION FOR THE STUDY OF INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND COOPERATIVE ECONOMIC

DEVELOPMENT SEC. 601.: COMMISSION FOR THE STUDY OF INTERNATIONAL MOGRA

TION AND COOPERATIVE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. (a) ESTABLISHMENT AND COMPOSITION OF COMMISSION.-(1) There is established a Commission for the Study of International Migration and Cooperative Economic Development (in this section referred to as the “Commission”), to be composed of twelve members

(A) three members to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;

(B) three members to be appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives;

(C) three members to be appointed by the Majority Leader of the Senate; and

(D) three members to be appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate. (2) Members shall be appointed for the life of the Commission. Appointments to the Commission shall be made within 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act. A vacancy in the Commission shall be filled in the manner in which the original appointment was made.

(3) A majority of the members of the Commission shall elect a Chairman.

(b) DUTY OF COMMISSION.-The Commission, in consultation with the governments of Mexico and other sending countries in the Western Hemisphere, shall examine the conditions in Mexico and such other sending countries which contribute to unauthorized migration to the United States and mutually beneficial, reciprocal trade and investment programs to alleviate such conditions. For purposes of this section, the term “sending country" means a foreign country a substantial number of whose nationals migrate to, or remain in, the United States without authorization.

18 U.S.C. 1101 note.

(c) REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT AND CONGRESS.—Not later than three years after the appointment of the members of the Commission, the Commission shall prepare and transmit to the President and to the Congress a report describing the results of the Commission's examination and recommending steps to provide mutually beneficial reciprocal trade and investment programs to alleviate conditions leading to unauthorized migration to the United States.

(d) 2 COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS, MEETINGS, STAFF, AUTHORITY OF COMMISSION, AND AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—(1) The provisions of subsections (d), (e)(3), (f), (g), and (h) of section 304 shall apply to the Commission in the same manner as they apply to the Commission established under section 304.3 Not more than 1 percent of the amounts appropriated for the Commission may be used, at the sole discretion of the Chairman, for official entertainment.4

(2) Seven members of the Commission shall constitute a quorum, but a lesser number may hold hearings.

(e) TERMINATION DATE.-The Commission shall terminate on the date on which a report is required to be transmitted by subsection (c), except that the Commission may continue to function for not more than thirty days thereafter for the purpose of concluding its activities.

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*Title V of the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1990 (Public Law 101-162; 103 Stat. 1019), provided $1,290,000 for salaries and expenses of the Commission, to remain until expended.

Sec. 304 established a Commission on Agricultural Workers.
*Sec. 2(r) of Public Law 100_525 (102 Slat. 2614) added this last sentence.

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