H.R. 4065 (109th): Temporary Worker Registration and Visa Act of 2005

Oct 17, 2005 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Thomas “Tom” Osborne
Representative for Nebraska's 3rd congressional district
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Oct 17, 2005
14 pages

This bill was introduced on October 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Oct 17, 2005
Referred to Committee Oct 17, 2005
Full Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide certain undocumented workers with temporary work visas.


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Temporary Worker Registration and Visa Act of 2005 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for issuance of a temporary (initial three-year period with three-year extensions) worker visa (W-visa) for qualifying aliens who have been continuously unlawfully present and working full-time in the United States from January 1, 2005 through the application date provided for under this Act.
Conditions such admission on the alien worker's continuous employment.
Limits family member follow-to-join admissions to situations where the family member meets registration or W-visa requirements.

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