To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to enhance American competitiveness through the encouragement of high-skilled immigration, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 49th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 15, 2014
Length: 102 pages
May 23, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 27, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 23, 2013
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Jun 27, 2013
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H.R. 2131 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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