S. 2454, the Securing America’s Borders Act, would increase chain migration through a one-time increase of 105,660 visas for exempt families of "unused" employment-based visa holders, plus a one-time increase of 115,000visas for "unused" family-preference holders, plus a permanent increase of 254,000 per year in the family-preference categories. The bill would also increase worker visas by a one-time increase of 90,000 for "unused" employment-based visas, plus a permanent increase of 754,000 employment-based visas per year, plus a permanent 100,000 increase in H-1B visas.
H.R. 4740, the Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act, would extend for three years an exemption for any H-2B alien (for temporary, or seasonal low-skill workers) who has been counted against the 66,000-visa cap during any of the three previous three fiscal years. H.R. 4740 has the potential to triple the number of H-2B workers in the United States at any given time.
S. 2284, the Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act, would extend for three years an exemption for any H-2B alien (for temporary, or seasonal low-skill workers) who has been counted against the 66,000-visa cap during any of the three previous three fiscal years. S. 2284 has the potential to triple the number of H-2B workers in the United States at any given time.
H.R. 4317, the Truth in Immigration (TRIM) Act, would require DHS to annually report to Congress on the number of illegal aliens in the United States, listed by country of residence; would reduce the total per-country level of legal immigration determined for each country by 50 percent of the number of illegal aliens from that country who were residing in the United States as of August 31 of the preceding fiscal year; and would establish the following as the order in which reductions in legal immigrant admissions would be implemented: (1) visa lottery winners; (2) U.S.
H.Con.Res. 295 would prohibit international trade and investment agreements from increasing foreign-worker importation.
S. 1918, the Strengthening America’s Workforce Act, would create a new visa category, the H-2C visa, for willing workers. The legislation could potentially skyrocket foreign-worker importation by exempting from any numeric limit foreign students with advanced degrees in math, science, technology, and engineering and the immediate relatives of employment-based immigrants.
H.R. 3938, the Enforcement First Immigration Reform Act, would: 1) reduce rewards for illegal immigration by prohibiting Social Security for illegal aliens, 2) reduce chain migration by eliminating the Family 4th Preference category which allots 65,000 visas each year to the siblings of adult U.S.