S.386: Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019

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Week Ending Rank
May 11, 2019 4th
May 4, 2019 8th
April 28, 2019 6th
April 21, 2019 3rd
April 14, 2019 6th
April 7, 2019 4th
March 31, 2019 4th
March 24, 2019 7th
March 17, 2019 6th
March 10, 2019 8th

Bill Summary

Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 This bill increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15%, and eliminates the 7% cap for employment-based immigrant visas. It also removes an offset that reduced the number of visas for individuals from China. The bill also establishes transition rules for employment-based visas from FY2020-FY2022, by reserving a...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 7
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Feb. 7

Introduced in the Senate by Mike Lee (R-Utah)

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