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S.169 - I-Squared Act of 2013, 113th Congress (2013-2014)

 (Reintroduced in 2015)

Text: S.169 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

[Congressional Bills 113th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S. 169 Introduced in Senate (IS)] 113th CONGRESS 1st Session S. 169 To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize additional visas for well-educated aliens to live and work in the United States, and for other purposes. _______________________________________________________________________


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