To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize certain aliens who have earned a Ph.D. degree from a United States institution of higher education in a field of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics to be admitted for permanent residence and to be exempted from the numerical limitations on H-1B nonimmigrants.
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Sponsor. Representative for Minnesota's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 30, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Apr 30, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 30, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 15, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1227 (113th).
Apr 30, 2015
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May 25, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2717.
H.R. 2181 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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