H.R.4918 - Bracero Justice Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
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Summary: H.R.4918 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/12/2002)
Bracero Justice Act of 2002 - Sets forth rules for cases in which an eligible claim is brought against the United States, Mexico, or certain financial institutions alleging failure to pay moneys owed to workers participating in the labor importation (bracero) program between January 1, 1942, and January 1, 1969. Declares that an eligible claim brought in any U.S. district court not later than two years after enactment of this Act shall not be barred by any statute of limitations, and that district courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in instances where such claims are brought. Waives U.S. sovereign immunity in such cases, and declares that foreign States shall not be immune from the jurisdiction of U.S. district courts hearing eligible claims.