H.R. 884 (109th): Agricultural Job Opportunities, Benefits, and Security Act of 2005


Feb 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

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


Christopher “Chris” Cannon

Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 17, 2005
Length: 106 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide for the adjustment of status of certain foreign agricultural workers, to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reform the H-2A worker program under that Act, to provide a stable, legal agricultural workforce, to extend basic legal protections and better working conditions to more workers, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/17/2005--Introduced.Agricultural Job Opportunities, Benefits, and Security Act of 2005 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to grant qualifying alien agricultural workers (and their spouses and minor children) temporary resident ... Read more >

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Feb 17, 2005

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 884”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


56 cosponsors (36D, 20R) (show)
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S. 359 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 10, 2005

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