H.R.4340 - American LAWS Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Brat, Dave [R-VA-7] (Introduced 11/09/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Ways and Means; Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/13/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4340 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/09/2017)
American Labor, Wages, and Sovereignty Act or the American LAWS Act
This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: (1) eliminate the diversity immigrant program, and (2) reduce the worldwide fiscal year level for family-sponsored immigration.
Legal Workforce Act
The bill revises the employment eligibility verification process. It also increases employer penalties for the unlawful hiring of illegal aliens.
The bill establishes a nonimmigrant alien visa for the parent of a U.S. citizen who is at least 21 years old.
The Department of Homeland Security shall establish: (1) an employment eligibility verification system (EEVS), patterned after the E-Verify system; (2) programs to block the use of misused social security numbers and suspend the use of social security account numbers of identity fraud victims; and (3) at least two Identity Authentication Employment Eligibility Verification pilot programs using distinct technologies to provide employers with identity authentication and employment verification of new employees.