To eliminate the annual numerical limitation on the number of aliens who may be provided status under section 101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 21, 2006
Length: 2 pages
109th Congress (2005–2006)
This bill was introduced on June 21, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Jun 21, 2006
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H.R. 5655 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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