H.R. 5921 (110th): High Skilled Per Country Level Elimination Act

Introduced:

Apr 29, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 29, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Zoe Lofgren
Representative for California's 16th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2008
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the per country level for employment-based immigrants and to end the spill-over of unused immigrant visa numbers between employment-based and family-sponsored categories.

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H.R. 5882 (Related)
To recapture employment-based immigrant visas lost to bureaucratic delays and to prevent losses of ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 23, 2008

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History

Introduced
Apr 29, 2008

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24 cosponsors (17D, 7R) (show)
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