H.R.1805 - Family Farm Relief Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gibson, Christopher P. [R-NY-19] (Introduced 04/15/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/15/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1805 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/15/2015)
Family Farm Relief Act of 2015
Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a process for receiving H-2A nonimmigrant visas (temporary agricultural workers) which shall ensure that that petitioners may file such petitions over the Internet or in paper form. (Transfers administration of the H-2A program from the Department of Labor to USDA.)
Includes year-round livestock workers, including dairy workers, in the H-2A category with a maximum three-year period of admissions which may be renewed three months after the end of each such period.
Revises H-2A certification provisions.