H. R. 5233
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 6, 2008
Mrs. Drake introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To extend for two years the exemption of returning workers from the numerical limitations for H–2B temporary workers.
This Act may be cited as the
Giving Relief to Our Small Businesses
Extension of returning worker exemption to h–2b numerical limitation
of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1184(g)(9)(A)) is amended by
an alien who has already been counted toward the numerical
limitation of paragraph (1)(B) during fiscal year 2004, 2005, or 2006 shall not
again be counted toward such limitation during fiscal year 2007. and
an alien who has already, during any 1 of the 3 preceding
fiscal years, been counted toward the numerical limitation of paragraph (1)(B)
shall not again be counted toward such limitation during fiscal year 2008 or
The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect as if enacted on October 1, 2007.