Published Date:  

2006-06-21 04:00

Public Description:  

The bill would eliminate the ceiling on the number of H-2B visas that can be issued each year under that program, which requires employers to petition for foreign workers and demonstrate to the Department of Labor that there are no U.S. workers available.

To eliminate the annual numerical limitation on the number of aliens who may be provided status under section 101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose
Sponsored by:  Rep. Henry Hyde [R-IL6, 1975-2006] in the 109th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 5655

Chamber:  

House