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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Senator for Utah. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 10, 2011
Length: 6 pages
Nov 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on November 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Nov 10, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 29, 2011
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3012 (112th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 1857 (112th).
S. 1857 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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