Bill Text — Dec 15, 2014
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May 23, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on June 27, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 49th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2014
Length: 102 pages
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to enhance American competitiveness through the encouragement of high-skilled immigration, and for other purposes.
5/23/2013--Introduced.Supplying Knowledge-based Immigrants and Lifting Levels of STEM Visas Act or SKILLS Visa Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to set worldwide employment-based immigration levels at: (1) 140,000 ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2131 — 113th Congress: SKILLS Visa Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr2131
“H.R. 2131 — 113th Congress: SKILLS Visa Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr2131>
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