S. 1857 (112th): Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act

Introduced:

Nov 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Mike Lee

Junior Senator from Utah

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 10, 2011
Length: 6 pages

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.

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History

Nov 10, 2011
 
Introduced

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Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 3012 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Nov 29, 2011

S. 1983 (Related)
Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 13, 2011

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