H.R.3232 - H-2A Improvement Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Owens, William L. [D-NY-23] (Introduced 10/14/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/24/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3232 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/14/2011)
H-2A Improvement 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, goat herder, or dairy worker. Exempts an employer filing a petition to employ such a worker from the requirement to show that the position is of a seasonal or temporary nature.
Provides for a three-year initial period of admission with additional three-year extensions.