Summary: S.2972 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/24/2018)

Prioritizing Help to Businesses Act

This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide states which have low unemployment rates of 3.5% or lower with up to 1,500 additional H-2B visas (temporary nonagricultural workers) per fiscal year. Such visas shall be exempt from the overall H-2B annual visa limit of 66,000.

The bill sets forth a formula to distribute such visas throughout the fiscal year.