H.R.2087 - DAIRY Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] (Introduced 04/12/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/01/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2087 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.