H.R. 399 (112th): STAPLE Act

Introduced:

Jan 24, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 24, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jeff Flake

Representative for Arizona's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize certain aliens who have earned a Ph.D. degree from a United States institution of higher education in a field of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics to be admitted for permanent residence and to be exempted from the numerical limitations on H-1B nonimmigrants.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 24, 2011
 
Introduced

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