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H.R. 2087 (115th): DAIRY Act of 2017


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Apr 12, 2017.


Defending the Agricultural Industry's Requirements Year-round Act of 2017 or the DAIRY Act of 2017

This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to include in the H-2A nonimmigrant visa category (temporary agricultural workers) an alien coming temporarily to the United States to perform agricultural labor or services as a dairy worker.

The initial period of admission for such dairy workers shall be 18 months, which may be extended for additional 18-month periods. No period of absence from the United States shall be required for such extensions.