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


Apr 29, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

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


Zoe Lofgren

Representative for California's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2008
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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.

Summary (CRS)

4/29/2008--Introduced.High Skilled Per Country Level Elimination Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to:(1) eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants;(2) increase the per-country numerical limitation for family-sponsored ... Read more >

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Apr 29, 2008

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5921”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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