H.R. 3012 (112th): Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2011

Introduced:

Sep 22, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 29, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Jason Chaffetz

Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2012
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, to increase the per-country numerical limitation for family-sponsored immigrants, and for other purposes.

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History

Sep 22, 2011
 
Introduced

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Oct 27, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

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Nov 29, 2011
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

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