Published Date:  

2006-09-28 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would allow information submitted by an employer to the Department of Labor (DOL) or DHS for purposes of securing the employment of an H-1B “skilled worker” nonimmigrant to be used as the basis for an investigation of an employer’s unlawful practices, noncompliance with labor condition requirements, etc., and would allow (but not require) DHS to turn over related information to DOL in order to begin an investigation of an employer; and would require petitioning employers to include the labor condition application number on their petitions submitted to DOL.

To improve the H-1B nonimmigrant program by increasing the exchange of information between the Departments of Labor and Homeland Security.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

No Position
Sponsored by:  Rep. Tom Feeney [R-FL24, 2003-2009] in the 109th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 6238

Chamber:  

House