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H-2A Improvement Act
Bill # H.R.3232
Status:
10/14/2011: Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
10/24/2011: Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement.

Committee/Subcommittee Activity:
Judiciary: Referral, In Committee

Amendment(s):
No amendments.

Sponsors (Primary *) 5:

Summary:
10/14/2011--Introduced. H-2A Improvement Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to include within the H-2A nonimmigrant visa category (temporary agricultural workers) an alien coming temporarily to the United States to work as a sheepherder, goat herder, or dairy worker. Exempts an employer filing a petition to employ such a worker from the requirement to show that the position is of a seasonal or temporary nature. Provides for a three-year initial period of admission with additional three-year extensions.
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