101 STAT. 1346
PUBLIC LAW 100-204—DEC. 22, 1987
extent of the problem, an analysis of proposed and other potential measures to address the problem (including an analysis of the costs associated with and difficulties of implementing the various proposals), consider the potential and likely impact upon United States diplomatic personnel of actions in other nations that are comparable to such proposals, and make recommendations for addressing the problem with respect to the following: (1) The collection of debts owed by foreign missions and members of such missions and their families to individuals and entities in the United States. (2) A detailed catalog of incidents of serious criminal offenses by persons entitled to immunity under the Vienna Convention ^ J on Diplomatic Relations and other treaties to assist in developing an understanding of the extent of the problem. (3) The feasibility of having the Department of State develop and periodically submit to the Congress a report concerning— (A) serious criminal offenses committed in the United <: States by individuals entitled to immunity from the criminal jurisdiction of the United States; and (B) delinquency in the payment of debts owed by foreign missions and members of such missions and their families ,;-1 to individuals and entities in the United States. (4) Methods for improving the education of law enforcement officials on the extent of immunity provided to members of foreign missions and their families under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and other treaties. (5) Proposals to assure that law enforcement officials fully investigate, charge, and institute and maintain prosecution of members of foreign missions and their families to the extent consistent with the obligations of the United States under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and other treaties. (6) The extent to which existing practices regarding the circumstances under which diplomatic visas under section 101(a)(15)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act are issued and revoked are adequate to ensure the integrity of the diplomatic visa category. (7) The extent to which current registration and documentation requirements fully and accurately identify individuals entitled to diplomatic immunity. (8) The extent to which the Department of State is able to identify diplomats allegedly involved in serious crimes in the United States so as to initiate their removal from the United States and the extent to which existing law may be inadequate to prevent the subsequent readmission of such individuals under nonimmigrant and immigrant categories unrelated to section 101(a)(15)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. (9) A Comparison of the procedures for the issuance of visas to diplomats from foreign nations to the United States and international organizations with the procedures accorded to United States diplomats to such nations and to international organizations in such nations, and recommendations to achieve reciprocity in such procedures. (lOXA) A review of the definition of the term "family" under the Diplomatic Relations Act. (B) An evaluation of the effect of amendments to the term "family" on the number of persons entitled to diplomatic immunity in the United States.