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  • Latest Action: Dec 13, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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    • Chris Musillo on Nurse and Allied Health Immigration: WHAT ... - January 03, 2012 by ChrisMusillo - S. 1986 - STEM Visa Act of 2011 (S. 1986). This bill was introduced just before Congress began its latest holiday. A version of the STEM Act repeatedly has been introduced in several prior Congresses. While the STEM Act ...

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      As noted by ChrisMusillo on January 03, 2012, "S. 1986 - STEM Visa Act of 2011 (S. 1986). This bill was introduced just before Congress began its latest holiday. A version of the STEM Act repeatedly has been introduced in several prior Congresses. While the STEM Act ..." (http://blogs.ilw.com/nurse_immigration/2012/01/what-congress-might-do-in-2012.html)
    • What Immigration Bills Have Been Introduced in the Senate and ... - December 29, 2011 by The Law Office of Gali Schaham Gordon - STEM Visa Act of 2011 (S. 1986) – amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to promote innovation, investment and research in the United States. 3. Irish Recognition and Encouragement Act of 2011 – IRE Act (S. ...

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      As noted by The Law Office of Gali Schaham Gordon on December 29, 2011, "STEM Visa Act of 2011 (S. 1986) – amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to promote innovation, investment and research in the United States. 3. Irish Recognition and Encouragement Act of 2011 – IRE Act (S. ..." (http://www.galigordon.com/archives/1105)
    • Round-Up of Immigration Related Legislation (October- December ... - December 27, 2011 by tahminawatson - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics– STEM Visa Act of 2011 (S. 1986) Introduced by Sen. Bennet (D-CO) on 12/13/11. Amends INA to promote innovation, investment and research in the United States. ...

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      As noted by tahminawatson on December 27, 2011, "Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics– STEM Visa Act of 2011 (S. 1986) Introduced by Sen. Bennet (D-CO) on 12/13/11. Amends INA to promote innovation, investment and research in the United States. ..." (http://watsonimmigration.wordpress.com/2011/12/27/round-up-of-immigration-related-legislation-october-december-2011/)

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    • Barak defers Tal Law decision for a month - July 31, 2012 by Jerusalem Post - Under Israel’s 1986 Defense Service Law, all 18-year-olds are obligated to enlist in the IDF, except for those who receive exemptions from the defense minister. Barak said that the IDF’s recommendations would be implemented until the government ...

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      As noted by Jerusalem Post on July 31, 2012, "Under Israel’s 1986 Defense Service Law, all 18-year-olds are obligated to enlist in the IDF, except for those who receive exemptions from the defense minister. Barak said that the IDF’s recommendations would be implemented until the government ..." (http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=279554)
    • Hip Hop Dance Experience: How A Video Game Hopes To Capture Hip Hop's Love Of Dance - July 27, 2012 by HipHopDX.com - It may have been tricky for Run-DMC to rock a rhyme, but they made it seem effortless. Released on the group’s 1986 album, Raising Hell, the song became a strong and lasting hot. It carried a contagious jingle of a chorus and the hard hitting ...

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      As noted by HipHopDX.com on July 27, 2012, "It may have been tricky for Run-DMC to rock a rhyme, but they made it seem effortless. Released on the group’s 1986 album, Raising Hell, the song became a strong and lasting hot. It carried a contagious jingle of a chorus and the hard hitting ..." (http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/editorials/id.1934/title.hip-hop-dance-experience-how-a-video-game-hopes-to-capture-hip-hops-love-of-dance)
    • IDF awaits instructions with Tal Law set to expire - July 25, 2012 by Jerusalem Post - Under Israel’s 1986 Defense Service Law, all 18-year-olds are obligated to enlist in the IDF, except for those who receive exemptions from the defense minister. “We are waiting to see if a new law is passed and if it is not then [we will wait] to ...

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      As noted by Jerusalem Post on July 25, 2012, "Under Israel’s 1986 Defense Service Law, all 18-year-olds are obligated to enlist in the IDF, except for those who receive exemptions from the defense minister. “We are waiting to see if a new law is passed and if it is not then [we will wait] to ..." (http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=278943)
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