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H.R.4586: Fraudulent Overseas Recruitment and Trafficking Elimination Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about international affairs
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Sponsor Edward Royce, R-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced May 7, 2014
Latest Major Action July 21, 2014
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Bill Summary

Fraudulent Overseas Recruitment and Trafficking Elimination Act of 2014 - Requires a foreign labor contractor (including a third-party foreign labor recruiter) who files a petition, certification, or application for a work-authorized nonimmigrant visa to provide a prospective worker with a copy of the petition and a copy of the approval notification.

Prohibits a foreign labor contractor (including a third-party foreign labor recruiter) from knowingly providing false or misleading information to any worker or prospective worker concerning any required document.

Requires a third-party foreign labor recruiter to disclose in writing in English and in the prospective worker's primary language specified information about fees, contracts, worker protections, and a copy of the work visa petition.

Requires a third-party foreign labor recruiter to obtain from the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) a certificate of registration which shall be valid for two years. Es...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 21, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
July 21, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
May 7, 2014 Referred to House Judiciary
May 7, 2014 Referred to House Foreign Affairs
May 7, 2014 Referred to House Education and the Workforce