Published Date:  

2007-05-15 04:00

Public Description:  

S. 1397, the Skilled Worker Immigration and Fairness Act, would, among other provisions, increase the annual cap on H-1B high-skilled nonimmigrant worker visas from 65,000 to 115,000. Beginning in 2008, if the cap was met in any fiscal year, it would increase it by 20 percent, with a ceiling of 180,000 per year.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Sponsored by:  Sen. Joseph Lieberman [I-CT, 1989-2013] in the 110th congress

Bill Number:  

S. 1397