H.R. 6082: 

Lebanese Temporary Protected Status Act of 2006

Sponsored by:  Rep. Ray LaHood [R-IL18, 1995-2009] in the 109th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would extend Temporary Protected Status to Lebanese citizens for one year if they are in the United States, admissible as an immigrant and register with DHS.

To designate Lebanon under section 244(b) of the Immigration and Naturalization Act to permit nationals of Lebanon to be granted temporary protected status in the United States.

S. 4070: 

A bill to exempt children of certain Filipino World War II veterans from the numerical limitations on immigrant visas.

Sponsored by:  Sen. Daniel Akaka [D-HI, 1990-2013] in the 109th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would exempt children of Filipino World War II veterans naturalized pursuant to the Immigration Act of 1990 from numerical limits on worldwide immigration.

A bill to exempt children of certain Filipino World War II veterans from the numerical limitations on immigrant visas.

H.R. 4997: 

Physicians for Underserved Areas Act

Sponsored by:  Sen. Jerry Moran [R-KS] in the 109th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would reauthorize, for two years, the current J-1 visa waiver program under which participating states are allocated 30 J-1 visa waivers, which enables them to waive the two-year home residency requirement for medical students and physicians who serve in "medically underserved areas" upon completion of their J-1 program (the program was slated to expire June 1, 2006).

H.R. 5848: 

Western Hemisphere Traveler Improvement Act of 2006

Sponsored by:  Rep. Thomas Reynolds [R-NY26, 2003-2009] in the 109th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would extend the deadline for implementation of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative from January 1, 2008, to the latter of June 1, 2009, or three months after DHS certifies that passport cards, or some related alternative, are distributed and machines are in place at the border to read such documents; would provide specifications for passport cards and authorize the Departments of State and Homeland Security to develop a reciprocity program with Canada.

H.R. 5730: 

To designate Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania as program countries under the visa waiver program established under section 217 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Philip “Phil” English [R-PA3, 2003-2009] in the 109th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would designate six Eastern European nations as program countries under the visa waiver program.

To designate Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania as program countries under the visa waiver program established under section 217 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

H.R. 5655: 

Legal Employment Act of 2006

Sponsored by:  Rep. Henry Hyde [R-IL6, 1975-2006] in the 109th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would eliminate the ceiling on the number of H-2B visas that can be issued each year under that program, which requires employers to petition for foreign workers and demonstrate to the Department of Labor that there are no U.S. workers available.

To eliminate the annual numerical limitation on the number of aliens who may be provided status under section 101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

S. 3765: 

Lebanese Temporary Protected Status Act of 2006

Sponsored by:  Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] in the 109th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would extend Temporary Protected Status to Lebanese citizens for one year if they are in the United States, admissible as an immigrant and register with DHS.

A bill to designate Lebanon under section 244(b) of the Immigration and Naturalization Act to permit nationals of Lebanon to be granted temporary protected status in the United States.

S. 1550: 

A bill to extend until September 30, 2008, changes to requirements for admission of nonimmigrant nurses in health professional shortage areas made by the Nursing Relief for Disadvantaged Areas Act of 1999, and for other purposes.

Sponsored by:  Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] in the 109th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would extend to September 30, 2008, provisions that make it easier to admit nonimmigrant nurses in health professional shortage areas.

A bill to extend until September 30, 2008, changes to requirements for admission of nonimmigrant nurses in health professional shortage areas made by the Nursing Relief for Disadvantaged Areas Act of 1999, and for other purposes.

H.R. 5819: 

Senior Citizenship Act of 2006

Sponsored by:  Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] in the 109th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would allow an illegal alien who is married to a U.S. citizen and who is the parent of a U.S. citizen child to apply for a special adjustment of status.

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to exempt certain elderly persons from demonstrating an understanding of the English language and the history, principles, and form of government of the United States as a requirement for naturalization, and to permit certain other elderly persons to take the history and government examination in a language of their choice.

H.R. 5747: 

To amend section 245(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend the special adjustment of status to certain aliens currently in the United States who are married to United States citizens and parents of a United States citizen child.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO5] in the 109th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would allow an illegal alien who is married to a U.S. citizen and who is the parent of a U.S. citizen child to apply for a special adjustment of status.

To amend section 245(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to extend the special adjustment of status to certain aliens currently in the United States who are married to United States citizens and parents of a United States citizen child.

H.R. 5741: 

To amend section 245(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the deadline for classification petition and labor certification filings.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Charles “Charlie” Rangel [D-NY13] in the 109th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would allow an illegal alien who is married to a U.S. citizen and who is the parent of a U.S. citizen child to apply for a special adjustment of status.

To amend section 245(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the deadline for classification petition and labor certification filings.

S. 3590: 

A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to delay the effective date of the amendments made by the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 requiring documentation evidencing citizenship or nationality as a condition for receipt of medical assistance.

Sponsored by:  Sen. Daniel Akaka [D-HI, 1990-2013] in the 109th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to delay the effective date of the amendments made by the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 requiring documentation evidencing citizenship or nationality as a condition for receipt of medical assistance under the Medicaid program.

H.R. 5435: 

To amend the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 to extend by one year the deadline for the implementation of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Silvestre Reyes [D-TX16, 1997-2013] in the 109th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would extend the deadline for implementation of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative from January 1, 2008, to June 1, 2009.

To amend the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 to extend by one year the deadline for the implementation of the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.

H.R. 2265: 

Responsibility to Iraqi Refugees Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would authorize the granting of “special immigrant” status to 15,000 aliens per year – plus their spouses and children – fiscal years 2008 through 2011, who: (1) are Iraqi nationals; (2) worked directly with the U.S. Government, the United Nations, a certified government or U.N.

S. 1348: 

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Harry Reid [D-NV] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would grant instant amnesty to virtually all illegal aliens currently in the United States
(i.e., those continuously, and unlawfully, present in the United States since January 1,
2007);
• Would grant illegal aliens apprehended between enactment and the closing of registration
for the mass amnesty the opportunity to establish prima facie eligibility for amnesty;
• Would establish criteria for ineligibility for this amnesty – for example, conviction of three

S. 1216: 

Laser Visa Extension Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Pete Domenici [R-NM, 1973-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

A bill to allow certain nationals of Mexico entering the State of New Mexico on a temporary basis to travel up to 100 miles from the international border between the State of New Mexico and Mexico, and for other purposes.

H.R. 2006: 

Secure Visa Waiver and Preventing Terrorist Travel Partnership Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS2] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would grant DHS the authority to waive the Visa Waiver Program’s (VWP) “low nonimmigrant visa refusal rate” requirements with respect to a country’s participation in the VWP (i.e., have a low nonimmigrant visa refusal rate for two years [averaging no more than two percent over both years, not exceeding 2.5 percent in any one year] or no more than a three percent refusal rate for the most recent fiscal year) if: (1) DHS (in consultation with the State and Justice Departments) determines that the country has mitigated security risks to the point that participation in the VWP would no

S. 1225: 

Immigrant Accountability Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Charles “Chuck” Hagel [R-NE, 1997-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 1225, the Immigrant Accountability Act of 2007, would grant amnesty to illegal aliens who: have been in the United States illegally since at least January 7, 2004, submit conclusive proof of employment and presence in the United States, pay a $2,000 fine as well as a fee commensurate with levels charged by DHS relative to other adjustment of status applications and demonstrate their contributions to the United States through the earning of an unspecified number of merit based points which could be accrued.

S. 988: 

Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Barbara Mikulski [D-MD] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 988, Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act of 2007, would have allowed an alien to return as an H-2B nonimmigrant worker without counting against the annual 66,000 cap if they had used an H-2B visa during one of the three previous fiscal years, effectively tripling the number of H-2B workers.

H.R. 1631: 

To amend section 245(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the deadline for classification petition and labor certification filings.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Charles “Charlie” Rangel [D-NY13] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would eliminate the April 30, 2001, deadline for an illegal alien who is married to a U.S. citizen and who is the parent of a U.S. citizen child to apply for a Section 245(i) amnesty, thus making this amnesty.

To amend section 245(i) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the deadline for classification petition and labor certification filings.

H.R. 1628: 

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit the admission to the United States of nonimmigrant students and visitors who are the spouses and children of United States permanent resident aliens, and for other purposes.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ6] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would grant either a nonimmigrant B tourist/business visa or F student visa to an alien who: (1) is the spouse or child of a legal permanent resident ; and (2) seeks admission for purposes of visiting the permanent resident spouse or parent or for studying in the United States. (Student visas have been shown to be an effective method for terrorist elements to lawfully enter, and then remain in the United States.

S. 844: 

Unaccompanied Alien Child Protection Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would ease the path to permanent residence for unaccompanied alien children (UACs) by opening up access to special immigrant juvenile status for any UAC who cannot make a persuasive case for asylum who is deemed to be a dependent of the state as a result of abuse, neglect, or abandonment; would entitle all UACs to legal counsel (likely through a government contractor’s search for competent, pro bono attorneys) and an independent child advocate to coordinate his/her sponsorship and legal needs.

H.R. 1758: 

H.R. 1758

Sponsored by:  Rep. David Wu [D-OR1, 1999-2011] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 1758 would authorize DHS to issue up to 65,000 additional H-1B “high skill worker” visas per year (exempt from the extant 65,000-per-year cap) – fiscal years 2008 through 2012 – to aliens who meet H-1B admission requirements and who possess post-graduate degrees; would require an employer petitioning for such an H-1B nonimmigrant worker to make “qualified scholarship payments” to a U.S.

H.R. 1645: 

Security Through Regularized Immigration and a Vibrant Economy Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Luis Gutiérrez [D-IL4] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 1645, the Security Through Regularized Immigration and a Vibrant Economy (STRIVE) Act, would grant amnesty to nearly all of the 12 million illegal aliens in the United States by one of several routes. It would also establish the H-2C guestworker program, through which 400,000 new workers (plus their spouses and minor children on an unlimited basis) may come to the United States annually. In addition, it would allow the annual cap on H-2C visas to be increased to as many as 600,000.

H.R. 1843: 

Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Bart Stupak [D-MI1, 1993-2010] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 1843, the Save Our Small and Seasonal Businesses Act, would exempt any alien who has been present in the United States as an H-2B nonimmigrant worker for any one of the previous three fiscal years and who is returning to work as an H-2B from counting against the 66,000-per-year cap on H-2B visas. This potentially triples the number of workers in a year and would make these provisions effective for five years.

S. 1083: 

Securing Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. John Cornyn [R-TX] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 1083, the Securing Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership Act of 2007, would increase the annual H-1B cap from 65,000 to 115,000 and then by 20% in any following year in which the cap is met. As well, S. 1083 would increase the annual worldwide level of employment-based (EB) immigrants by 150,000 plus 340,000 spouses and minor children of EB immigrants who are exempt from the cap.

S. 1092: 

High-Tech Worker Relief Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Charles “Chuck” Hagel [R-NE, 1997-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 1092, High-Tech Worker Relief Act of 2007, would raise the cap on H-1B high skill nonimmigrant workers from 65,000 to 115,000 for fiscal year 2007 and to 195,000 for fiscal year 2008 and would return the cap to 65,000 for fiscal year 2009 and beyond; would eliminate the 20,000-per-year cap on visas for nonimmigrant workers who have earned a master's or higher degree from a U.S.

S. 1104: 

An act to increase the number of Iraqi and Afghani translators and interpreters who may be admitted to the United States as special immigrants, and for other purposes.

Sponsored by:  Sen. Richard Lugar [R-IN, 1977-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would authorize the granting of “special immigrant” status for 500 Afghanis or Iraqis working as translators or interpreters with Federal agencies in Iraq or Afghanistan (current limit is 50 and only translators working with U.S. Armed Forces are eligible) in fiscal years 2007, 2008, and 2009, then would return the annual limit to 50 for subsequent fiscal years; would exempt these “special immigrant” translators and interpreters from employment-based immigration caps; and would allow these “special immigrants” to adjust to lawful permanent resident status.

H.R. 1790: 

To amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 to expand the provision of special immigrant status for certain aliens, including translators or interpreters, serving with Federal agencies in Iraq and Afghanistan

Sponsored by:  Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE1] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would authorize the granting of “special immigrant” status for 500 Afghanis or Iraqis working as translators, interpreters, or in any other capacity with Federal agencies in Iraq and Afghanistan annually (current limit is 50 and only translators working with U.S.

H.R. 2526: 

To designate Greece as a program country for purposes of the visa waiver program established under section 217 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would designate Greece as a program country under the visa waiver program (which now allows citizens of 27 countries to travel to the United States for up to 90 days without a visa, and, because there is little scrutiny of VWP “travelers,” has provided easy entry for terrorists and created a black market for stolen or forged passports from such countries).

To designate Greece as a program country for purposes of the visa waiver program established under section 217 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

H.R. 1941: 

Liberian Refugee Immigration Protection Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Patrick Kennedy [D-RI1, 1995-2010] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 1941, Liberian Refugee Immigration Protection Act of 2007, would grant permanent lawful resident status to Liberian national aliens (including those present in the United States who have been ordered excluded, deported, removed, or ordered to depart voluntarily) who were eligible for Temporary Protected Status

S. 2205: 

Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would authorize DHS to cancel the removal of, and adjust to conditional lawful permanent
resident (LPR) status (i.e., grant amnesty), an illegal alien who demonstrates that he:
o is no older than 29 years of age;
o has maintained continuous presence in the United States for the five years preceding
enactment;
o is of “good moral character” and is not inadmissible or deportable on certain
criminal grounds or on the basis of being a risk to national security;

H.R. 2486: 

President Gerald R. Ford Iraqi Ally and Refugee Responsibility Memorial Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Gary Ackerman [D-NY5, 1993-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would require the President to submit plans to Congress to accelerate the processing of Iraqi nationals’ petitions for refugee status, as well as the operation of the special immigrant visa program for Iraqi and Afghan translators; would require the President to submit to Congress legislative proposals to facilitate greater “acceptance by,” “relocation,” or “absorption into” the United States of Iraqis seeking admission into, or resettlement in, the United States due to a well-founded fear of persecution on account of employment by, or assistance to, the United States or other coal

S. 1397: 

Skilled Worker Immigration and Fairness Act

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

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

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.

H.R. 2413: 

Border Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Daniel Lungren [R-CA3, 2005-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would require, in fiscal years 2008 and 2009 and subject to appropriation, the hiring of an additional 3,000 full-time Border Patrol agents.

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for an increase in border patrol agents and other immigration enforcement activities, for a temporary agricultural worker program, and for a program to adjust the status of certain qualified long-term residents.

H.R. 2310: 

E-2 Nonimmigrant Investor Adjustment Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Heather Wilson [R-NM1, 1997-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would authorize adjustment to lawful permanent resident (LPR) status for aliens with E-2 “treaty investor” nonimmigrant visas only if certain capital investment levels are met and specified numbers of new jobs are created; would authorize 3,000 E-2 visas to be made available each fiscal year to principal aliens (i.e., no cap on spouses or children); and would grant LPR status to any E-2 nonimmigrant alien who has been present in the United States for at least five years, provided they meet the new criteria.

H.R. 2442: 

Rural America Job Assistance and Creation Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. John McHugh [R-NY23, 2003-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would “expedite” the importation of H-1B high-skill nonimmigrant workers by requiring the employer to submit to the Department of Labor the requisite labor condition application at the same time as the employer submits to DHS the petition for nonimmigrant admission of the H-1B worker.

To provide job creation and assistance, and for other purposes.

S. 340: 

AgJOBS Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 340, the AgJOBS Act of 2007, would encourage more illegal immigration by rewarding certain illegal aliens who work in agriculture with amnesty and reward illegal immigration by protecting illegal aliens granted temporary resident status from prosecution for Social Security fraud.

H.R. 522: 

Haitian Protection Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL20] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 522, Haitian Protection Act of 2007, a means by which the DHS may grant refugee status to aliens who would otherwise be prohibited from staying in the United States. This bill would encourage immigration fraud.

S. 342: 

Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Act

Sponsored by:  Sen. George Voinovich [R-OH, 1999-2010] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 342, Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Act, would have required DHS to establish a pilot program to expand the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) (which now allows citizens of 27 countries to travel to the United States for up to 90 days without a visa, and has provided easy entry for terrorists and created a black market for stolen or forged passports). It would have added five more countries to the program, and would have allowed such a country's participation in the VWP for three years, with one two-year extension possible.

H.R. 561: 

Secure Travel and Counterterrorism Partnership Act

Sponsored by:  Rep. Philip “Phil” English [R-PA3, 2003-2009] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would require DHS to establish a pilot program to expand the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) (which now allows citizens of 27 countries to travel to the United States for up to 90 days without a visa, and, because there is little scrutiny of VWP “travelers,” has provided easy entry for terrorists and created a black market for stolen or forged passports from such countries) to include up to five new countries that are cooperating with the United States on security and counterterrorism matters, provided those nations first come to counterterrorism and security information sharing agreemen

H.R. 454: 

HRIFA Improvement Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Kendrick Meek [D-FL17, 2003-2010] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 454, the HRIFA Improvement Act, would expand the scope of the Haitian Refugee Immigration Fairness Act (HRIFA) of 1998 (i.e., one of six amnesties granted since 1986) by: (1) granting amnesty to children whose parents applied for amnesty for them when they were minors, but who have since turned 21 and become adults (i.e., "aging out"); (2) including document fraud among the grounds of inadmissibility which may be waived in granting amnesty to a Haitian national under HRIFA; and (3) allowing Haitians who were previously denied amnesty to file a motion to reopen their applications.

H.R. 702: 

Secure Border Crossing Card Entry Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX28] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 702, Secure Border Crossing Card Entry Act of 2007, would establish parity between Mexican nationals visiting the United States who possessed a valid biometric Border Crossing Card (BCC, also known as a laser visa) and have completed the necessary security checks, and Canadian visitors by allowing BCC bearers to remain in the United States for six months (Mexican nationals with BCCs may only stay in the United States for 30 days, while Canadians possessing tourist visas may stay up to one year).

S. 237: 

AgJOBS Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

S. 237, the AgJOBS Act of 2007, would encourage more illegal immigration by rewarding certain illegal aliens who work in agriculture with amnesty.

H.R. 371: 

AgJOBS Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Rep. Howard Berman [D-CA28, 2003-2013] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

H.R. 371, the AgJOBS Act, would encourage more illegal immigration by rewarding certain illegal aliens who work in agriculture with amnesty. It would also reward illegal immigration by protecting illegal aliens granted temporary resident status from prosecution for Social Security fraud.

S. 9: 

Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007

Sponsored by:  Sen. Harry Reid [D-NV] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would provide a sense of Congress that “comprehensive” immigration legislation (i.e., containing amnesties for illegal aliens, “guestworker” programs, etc.) should be enacted. (NumbersUSA believes that this is a “shell” bill, which, at some point, will be amended to include language very similar to that which the Senate passed in 2006 [S.

H.R. 147: 

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to exempt elementary and secondary schools from the fee imposed on employers filing petitions with respect to non-immigrant workers under the H-1B program.

Sponsored by:  Rep. Gene Green [D-TX29] in the 110th congress

NumbersUSA's Position:  

Oppose

The bill would exempt elementary and secondary schools from payment of H-1B (i.e., “skilled worker”) visa petition fees.

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to exempt elementary and secondary schools from the fee imposed on employers filing petitions with respect to non-immigrant workers under the H-1B program.

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