Published Date:  

2009-02-23 05:00

Public Description:  

The bill would allow an alien to return as an H-2B nonimmigrant worker without counting against the annual 66,000 cap if they have used an H-2B visa during one of the three previous fiscal years (i.e., potentially tripling the number of H-2Bs in the U.S. at one time). In addition, this legislation would be effective as if enacted on December 1, 2008.

To extend the termination date for the exemption of returning workers from the numerical limitations for temporary workers.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

No Position
Sponsored by:  Rep. Bart Stupak [D-MI1, 1993-2010] in the 111th congress

Bill Number:  

H.R. 1136

Chamber:  

House