H. R. 798
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 25, 2019
Mr. Higgins of Louisiana introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make the exception for returning workers permanent, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Returning Worker Accountability Act of 2019.
Returning worker exception made permanent
Section 214(g)(9)(A) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1184(g)(9)(A)) is amended by striking
who has already been counted toward the numerical limitation of paragraph (1)(B) during fiscal year 2013, 2014, or 2015 shall not again be counted toward such limitation during fiscal year 2016 and inserting
shall not be counted toward the numerical limitation of paragraph (1)(B) for a fiscal year if that alien has already been counted toward such limitation during any of the 3 fiscal years immediately preceding that fiscal year.