About the bill
- Full Title
A bill 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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Companion Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3012 (112th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 1857 (112th).
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.H.R. 3012 (identical)
Last Action: Nov 29, 2011S. 1983 (Related)Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2011
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 13, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1857 — 112th Congress: Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1857
“S. 1857 — 112th Congress: Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. May 24, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1857>
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