The American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act of 1998 (ACWIA).

Title IV, Pub.L. 105-277 (October 21, 1998), 112 Stat. 2681–641.

List of sections:

  • Sec. 401. Short title; table of contents; amendments to Immigration and Nationality Act.
  • Sec. 411. Temporary increase in access to temporary skilled personnel under H–1B program.
  • Sec. 412. Protection against displacement of United States workers in case of H–1B-dependent employers.
  • Sec. 413. Changes in enforcement and penalties.
  • Sec. 414. Collection and use of H–1B nonimmigrant fees for scholarships for low-income math, engineering, and computer science students and job training of United States workers.
  • Sec. 415. Computation of prevailing wage level.
  • Sec. 416. Improving count of H–1B and H–2B nonimmigrants.
  • Sec. 417. Report on older workers in the information technology field.
  • Sec. 418. Report on high technology labor market needs; reports on economic impact of increase in H–1B nonimmigrants.
  • Sec. 421. Special immigrant status for certain NATO civilian employees.
  • Sec. 431. Academic honoraria.