Published Date:  

2003-07-24 04:00

Public Description:  

S. 1452, the USA Jobs Protection Act, would implement reforms of the H-1B and L-1 visa programs aimed at preventing American high-tech workers from being displaced by foreign workers. The legislation included important protections for American workers, including prevailing wage and no-layoff provisions. It also sought to extend current no-layoff provisions for H-1B dependent employers to all H-1B employers.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Support
Sponsored by:  Sen. Christopher Dodd [D-CT, 1981-2010] in the 108th congress

Bill Number:  

S. 1452

Chamber:  

Senate