A bill to expand the definition of immediate relative for purposes of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
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.
The bill would authorize, on a permanent basis, the current J-1 visa waiver program under which participating states are allocated 30 J-1 visa waivers, which enables them to waive the two-year home residency requirement for medical students and physicians who serve in “medically underserved areas upon completion of their J-1 program (the program was slated to expire June 1, 2006).
A bill to apply amendments to the Immigration and Nationality Act related to providing medical services in underserved areas, and for other purposes.
A bill to provide for immigration reform, and for other purposes.
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.
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify the earned income tax credit eligibility requirements regarding filing status, presence of children, investment income, and work and immigrant status.
A bill to provide national innovation initiative.
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for the employment of foreign agricultural workers, and for other purposes.
S. 2075, the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act, would reward illegal aliens under the age of 21, who have been physically present in the country for five years and are in 7th grade or above, with amnesty. An estimated 500,000 to 600,000 illegal aliens would qualify for this amnesty. It would also reward illegal aliens under the age of 21, who have been physically present in the country for five years and are in 7th grade or above, with in-state tuition rates at colleges and universities.