Published Date:  

2005-03-14 05:00

Public Description:  

The bill would continue for an additional three years the importation of up to 500 foreign nurses into health professional shortage areas through H-1C nonimmigrant visas.

To amend the Nursing Relief for Disadvantaged Areas Act of 1999 to remove the limitation for nonimmigrant classification for nurses in health professional shortage areas.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose
Sponsored by:  Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL1] in the 109th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 1285

Chamber:  

House