H.R. 213: Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2015

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 ...

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Jan 8, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jan 8, 2015

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Jason Chaffetz

Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 8, 2015
Length: 6 pages


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Jan 8, 2015

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