To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, to increase the per-country numerical limitation for family-sponsored immigrants, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 10, 2017
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on January 10, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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329 Cosponsors (176 Democrats, 153 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Chaffetz Introduces Common-Sense Immigration Reforms”
— Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3, 2009-2017] (Sponsor) on Jan 10, 2017
“Yoder and Gabbards Bipartisan Push Stops Proposal to Deport H-1B Visa Holders Seeking Permanent Residency”
— Rep. Kevin Yoder [R-KS3, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 9, 2018
“Abraham statement on Community Health Center funding”
— Rep. Ralph Abraham [R-LA5, 2015-2020] on Feb 6, 2018
Nov 29, 2011
Earlier Version — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3012 (112th).
Feb 13, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 633 (113th).
Jan 8, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 213 (114th).
Jan 10, 2017
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H.R. 392 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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