Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 6.djvu/636

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104 STAT. 5026 PUBLIC LAW 101-649—NOV. 29, 1990 organizations with expertise in the specific field of athletics or entertainment involved. "(C) The Attorney General shall approve petitions under this subsection for nonimmigrants described in section 101(a)(15XPXii) only after consultation with labor organizations representing artists and entertainers in the United States, in order to assure reciprocity in fact with foreign states. "(5) In the case of an alien who is provided nonimmigrant status under section 101(a)(15XHXiXb) or lOl(H)(iiXb) and who is dismissed from employment by the employer before the end of the period of authorized admission, the employer shall be liable for the reasonable costs of return transportation of the alien abroad. "(6) If a petition is filed and denied under this subsection, the Attorney CJeneral shall notify the petitioner of the determination and the reasons for the denial and of the process by which the petitioner may appeal the determination.". 8 USC 1184 note. (c) WORK AUTHORIZATION DURING PENDING LABOR DISPUTES.— (1) In the case of an alien admitted as a nonimmigrant (other than under section 101(a)(15XHXiiXa)) and who is authorized to be employed in an occupation, if nonimmigrants constitute a majority of the members of the bargaining unit in the occupation, during the period of any strike or lockout in the occupation with the employer which strike or lockout is pending on the date of the enactment of this Act the alien— (A) continues to be authorized to be employed in the occupation for that employer, and (B) is authorized to be employed in any occupation for any other employer so long as such strike or lockout continues with respect to that occupation and employer. (2) In the case of an alien admitted as a nonimmigrant (other than under section 101(a)(15XHXiiXa)) and who is authorized to be employed in an occupation, if nonimmigrants do not constitute a majority of the members of the bargaining unit in the occupation, ^ during the period of any strike or lockout in the occupation with the employer which strike or lockout is pending on the date of the enactment of this Act the alien— (A) is not authorized to be employed in the occupation for that employer, and (B) is authorized to be employed in any occupation for any other employer so long as there is no strike or lockout with respect to that occupation and employer. (3) With respect to a nonimmigrant described in paragraph (1) or (2) who does not perform unauthorized employment, any limit on the period of authorized stay shall be extended by the period of the strike or lockout, except that any such extension may not continue beyond the maximum authorized period of stay. Effective date. (4) The provisions of this subsection shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 208. NEW CLASSIFICATION FOR INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL EX- CHANGE PROGRAMS (Q NONIMMIGRANTS). Section 101(a)(15) (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15)), as amended by section 207(a), is further amended— (1) by striking "or" at the end of subparagraph (O), (2) by striking the period at the end of subparagraph (P) and inserting "; or", and (3) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph: