H.R.3897: H–2B Returning Worker Exception Act of 2021

About This Bill

  • Introduced June 15, 2021
  • Latest Major Action Nov. 1, 2022

Bill Cosponsors

92 (32 Democrats, 60 Republicans)

Bill Version

Bill Summary

H-2B Returning Worker Exception Act of 2021 This bill modifies the H-2B (temporary nonagricultural workers) nonimmigrant visa program, including by exempting certain workers from an annual numerical limit on such visas and requiring civil penalties for program violations. Under this bill, if a worker seeking a H-2B visa has been counted toward the 66,000 annual cap on such visas in one of the three preceding fiscal years, that worker shall...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 5 statements associated with H.R.3897.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
June 15, 2021
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
June 15, 2021

Introduced in the House by Henry Cuellar (D-Texas)

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