Published Date:  

2011-12-08 05:00

Public Description:  

S. 1965, the Startup Act of 2011, would create 50,000 new STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) visas for foreign students who graduate from a U.S. college with a master's degree or a Ph.D. The bill also creates a new visa program for 75,000 new immigrant "entrepreneurs" -- individuals who already hold an H-1B visa and would be allowed 3 extra years to remain in the U.S. and operate a new business.

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose
Sponsored by:  Sen. Jerry Moran [R-KS] in the 112th congress

Bill Number:  

S. 1965

Chamber:  

Senate