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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
July 1, 2008
President Bush Signs H.R. 5690, S. 188, S. 254, and S. 682 Into Law
On Tuesday, July 1, 2008, the President signed the following bills into law:
H.R. 5690, which authorizes the Departments of State and Homeland Security to determine that provisions in the Immigration and Nationality Act that render aliens inadmissible due to terrorist or criminal activities would not apply with respect to activities undertaken in association with the African National Congress in opposition to apartheid rule in South Africa.
S. 188, the "Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006," which further honors the service of Cesar E. Chavez, Barbara C. Jordan, William C. Velasquez, and Dr. Hector P. Garcia.
S. 254, which authorizes the award of a congressional gold medal to Constantino Brumidi.
S. 682, which authorizes the award of a congressional gold medal to Edward William Brooke III.
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