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Nov 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on November 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Junior Senator from Utah
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Last Updated: Nov 10, 2011
Length: 6 pages
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.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Last Action: Nov 29, 2011
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 13, 2011
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. July 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s1857>
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