S. 1983 (112th): Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2011

Introduced:

Dec 13, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 13, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Charles “Chuck” Schumer

Senior Senator from New York

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2011
Length: 8 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.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 3012 (Related)
Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2011

Passed House
Last Action: Nov 29, 2011

S. 2005 (Related)
IRE Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 15, 2011

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The “S.” in “S. 1983” means this is a Senate 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.

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History

Introduced
Dec 13, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
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