S. 2974 (111th): Return of Talent Act


Feb 2, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 25, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Lugar

Senator from Indiana



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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2010
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish the Return of Talent Program to allow aliens who are legally present in the United States to return temporarily to the country of citizenship of the alien if that country is engaged in post-conflict or natural disaster reconstruction, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/26/2010--Reported to Senate amended.Return of Talent Act - Section2 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish the Return of Talent ... Read more >

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Feb 2, 2010

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Mar 25, 2010
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2974”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 4321 (Related)
CIR ASAP Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 15, 2009

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