One Hundred Sixth Congress
United States of America
AT THE SECOND SESSION
Begun and held at the City of Washington on Monday,
the twenty-fourth day of January, two thousand
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend for an additional 3 years the special immigrant religious worker program.
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 `Religious Workers Act of 2000'.
SEC. 2. THREE-YEAR EXTENSION OF SPECIAL IMMIGRANT RELIGIOUS WORKER PROGRAM.
(a) IN GENERAL- Section 101(a)(27)(C)(ii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(27)(C)(ii)) is amended by striking `2000,' each place it appears and inserting `2003,'.
(b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on October 1, 2000.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Vice President of the United States and
President of the Senate.