H.R.1660 - Dairy and Sheep H-2A Visa Enhancement Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McHugh, John M. [R-NY-23] (Introduced 03/23/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||04/27/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law.|
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Summary: H.R.1660 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/23/2009)
Dairy and Sheep H-2A Visa Enhancement Act - 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.