Summary: H.R.2087 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2087. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/12/2017)

Defending the Agricultural Industry's Requirements Year-round Act of 2017 or the DAIRY Act of 2017

This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to include in the H-2A nonimmigrant visa category (temporary agricultural workers) an alien coming temporarily to the United States to perform agricultural labor or services as a dairy worker.

The initial period of admission for such dairy workers shall be 18 months, which may be extended for additional 18-month periods. No period of absence from the United States shall be required for such extensions.