H.R.6885 - Dairy and Sheep H-2A Visa Enhancement Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McHugh, John M. [R-NY-23] (Introduced 09/11/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||09/15/2008 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6885 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/11/2008)
Dairy and Sheep H-2A Visa Enhancement Act of 2008 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to include within the H-2A nonimmigrant visa category (temporary agricultural workers) an alien coming temporarily to the United States to work as a sheepherder or dairy worker. Provides for a three-year initial period of admission with additional three-year extensions.
Directs the Secretary of Labor to issue housing regulations for workers engaged in the range production of livestock.