Sponsored by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT3) with cosponsors Reps. Raul Labrador (R-ID1) and Zoe Lofgren (D-CA19), the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2015 would update the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate country-based restrictions on employment visas and to reduce country-based restrictions on family visas. (Press release) The original Act limits the combined total of work and family visas ... Continue reading »
Jan 8, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 8, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 8, 2015
Length: 6 pages
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3012 (112th).
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 633 (113th).
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 392.
H.R. 213 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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