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Text of the Legal Employment Act of 2006

This bill was introduced on June 21, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 21, 2006 (Introduced).

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109th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5655

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 21, 2006

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

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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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Legal Employment Act of 2006.

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Elimination of H–2B cap

Section 214(g)(1) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1184(g)(1)) is amended to read as follows:

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The total number of aliens who may be issued visas or otherwise provided nonimmigrant status during any fiscal year under section 101(a)(15)(H)(i)(b) may not exceed 65,000.

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