S.1697 - DASH Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT] (Introduced 10/12/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||10/12/2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1697 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/12/2011)
Dairy and Sheep H-2A Act or the DASH 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.
Provides: (1) for a three-year initial period of admission with additional three-year extensions, and (2) that no period of U.S. absence may be required for approval of such extensions.
Directs the Secretary of Labor to issue housing regulations for such workers.