Published Date:  

2005-02-14 05:00

Public Description:  

The bill would apportion the annual H-2B cap of 66,000 visas so that no more than 33,000 H-2B workers may enter the U.S. during the first six months of any fiscal year; would potentially triple the number of H-2B workers in the U.S. at any one time.

To revise certain requirements for H-2B employers and require submission of information regarding H-2B nonimmigrants, and for other purposes.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Sponsored by:  Rep. Wayne Gilchrest [R-MD1, 1991-2009] in the 109th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 793