To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reform and reduce fraud and abuse in certain visa programs for aliens working temporarily in the United States, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: May 22, 2020
Length: 58 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 22, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
May 22, 2020
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H.R. 6993 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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