H.R.5882 - To recapture employment-based immigrant visas lost to bureaucratic delays and to prevent losses of family- and employment-based immigrant visas in the future.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16] (Introduced 04/23/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/31/2008 Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 8 - 1 . (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5882 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/23/2008)
Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish the fiscal year worldwide level of employment-based immigrants at 140,000 plus: (1) the previous year's unused visas; and (2) the number of unused visas from FY1992-FY2007.
Establishes the fiscal year worldwide level of family-sponsored immigrants at 480,000 minus the number of certain aliens not subject to direct numerical limitations plus: (1) the previous year's unused visas; and (2) the number of unused visas from FY1992-FY2007. States that such annual level shall not be less than 226,000.