Bill Text — Sep 19, 2012
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Sep 19, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on September 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from New York
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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2012
Length: 14 pages
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to enhance national security, combat illegal immigration, and promote job creation, innovation, investment, and research in the United States, and for other purposes.
9/19/2012--Introduced.Benefits to Research and American Innovation through Nationality Statutes Act of 2012 or the BRAINS Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to make up to 55,000 visas available ... Read more >
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