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Not Yet Introduced , The Reconciliation Recommendations of the House Committee on the Judiciary
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The legislation would impose a fee of $1,500 on multinational employers that seek temporary admission to the United States for certain intracompany transferees, known as L-1 nonimmigrants, who work in managerial or executive capacities or who provide services that involve specialized knowledge. The legislation also would authorize 93 new permanent and temporary judgeships and extend the authority for specific judgeships in various circuit, district, and bankruptcy courts. It would modify the composition of the Ninth Circuit Court by redistributing states in that court among the Ninth Circuit and a newly created, Twelfth Judicial Circuit.