Summary: H.R.6794 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6794. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/13/2018)

Immigration Innovation Act of 2018

This bill makes various changes related to employment-based visas, including by (1) providing statutory authority for extending employment authorization to the alien spouse of an H-1B visa holder, subject to prevailing wage-level requirements; (2) allowing an H-1B visa holder, under certain circumstances, to change jobs without amending the H-1B petition; and (3) increasing the issuance of employment-based visas based on the number of visas that went unissued in previous years.