US Congress Subject | Foreign labor

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
USHB3648Intro
25%
Modifies requirements related to employment-based visas and addresses related issues. The bill increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15% and eliminates the per-c...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-06-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 267.
USSB4098Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit nationals of the Russian Federation and Belarus from working in Department of Energy National Laboratories.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-09
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USHB7650Intro
25%
Establishes programs to address international threats to press freedom and allows qualifying threatened journalists to be admitted into the United States. The bill establishes an Office on International Press Freedom within the Department of State. T...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7585Intro
25%
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB7374Intro
25%
To recapture certain unused immigrant visa numbers, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7356Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the procedure to designate a foreign state, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7239Intro
25%
Establishes a new nonimmigrant visa for temporary nonagricultural workers (H-2C visa) to fill jobs that have remained open for a certain amount of time and are located in an area where the unemployment rate is 7.9% or less. This visa shall only be av...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6892Intro
25%
Designates Ukraine as a temporary protected status (TPS) country for 18 months from the enactment of this bill. (Qualified nationals of a TPS-designated country shall have work authorization and may not be removed from the United States while the des...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4350Engross
50%
Authorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides multiyear procurement authority for certain helicopters and destroyers; imposes various cost and operational ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-01
Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 144.
USHB6637Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-02-09
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USHB6250Intro
25%
Addresses workplace conditions and safety with a particular focus on meat and poultry processing establishments and makes other changes to agricultural programs and activities. Generally, the bill provides funding through FY2027 for hiring additional...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB6095Intro
25%
To designate Lebanon under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit nationals of Lebanon to be eligible for temporary protected status under such section, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-11-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3285Intro
25%
Addresses workplace conditions and safety with a particular focus on meat and poultry processing establishments and makes other changes to agricultural programs and activities. Generally, the bill provides funding through FY2027 for hiring additional...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-11-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USHB3382Intro
25%
Creates an E-4 treaty trader visa category for up to 15,000 nationals of South Korea each fiscal year who are coming to the United States solely to perform specialty occupation services, subject to various requirements. The 15,000 limit shall only ap...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3385Engross
50%
Authorizes the Department of State and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to postpone the medical exam requirement for qualifying citizens or nationals of Afghanistan seeking entry into the United States as special immigrants. Specifically, th...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5412Intro
25%
Authorizes various intelligence-related activities for FY2022 and addresses related issues. For example, the bill authorizes the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to support activities related to personnel recruitment and retenti...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-10-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 114.
USSB3062Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Labor for the Employment and Training Administration, the Employee Benef...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-10-25
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB5702Intro
25%
Prohibits any federal agency from granting work authorization to an alien for the purpose of effectively replacing an unvaccinated U.S. health care worker who is terminated due to a local, state, or federal vaccine mandate.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-10-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2255Intro
25%
Makes previously unused immigrant visas available to nurses and physicians who petition for such a visa before the date that is 90 days after the end of the declared national emergency relating to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbrea...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2086Intro
25%
Revises provisions related to H-2A (temporary agricultural worker) visas, including to eliminate certain requirements to hire U.S. workers, expand the program to include dairy and ranch workers, and shift administrative responsibilities from the Depa...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2571Engross
50%
Makes Portuguese nationals eligible for E-1 and E-2 nonimmigrant visas if the government of Portugal provides similar nonimmigrant status to U.S. nationals. The bill also imposes additional requirements on such visas. An E-1 visa is for individuals e...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2298Intro
25%
Expands the E-Verify program by requiring all employers to use it and permanently reauthorizes the program. Currently, E-Verify use is voluntary for most employers, although some states mandate its use. All employers shall use E-Verify to confirm the...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2901Intro
25%
Reauthorizes the EB-5 Regional Center program through FY2026 and makes various changes to the program, such as imposing various oversight requirements. (EB-5 visas provide permanent resident status to qualified alien investors. A regional center allo...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2838Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide special immigrant status to qualified aliens who assisted U.S. efforts in Syria against the Islamic State. (A special immigrant is qualified to become a permanent resident.) A qualifying...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2644Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to states, local governments, or Native American nations to carry out Green New Deal projects, such as projects to clean up pollution, climate adaptation measures, or conse...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB5159Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to report to Congress on U.S. military capability, intelligence, and command matters concerning Afghanistan. The bill specifies the matters that must be included in the report, including a current assessment o...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-09-03
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5174Intro
25%
Establishes the independent National Commission on United States Involvement in Afghanistan. The commission shall assess and report on issues related to U.S. involvement in Afghanistan since 2001, specifically (1) U.S. strategic goals and interests a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-09-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5134Intro
25%
Increases the number of special immigrant visas available to qualified Afghan nationals who worked for the U.S. government or the NATO missions in Afghanistan. Specifically, this bill makes available an additional 10,000 visas for principal aliens un...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-08-31
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5127Intro
25%
Prohibits using federal funds appropriated for FY2021 to provide support to the Taliban. The bill also requires reports and certifications related to Afghanistan. Specifically, no FY2021 funds may be used to (1) make payments or contributions of mate...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-08-31
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5096Intro
25%
Addresses the settlement of Afghan and Iraqi special immigrant visa (SIV) holders. (Generally, SIV holders are individuals who received visas due to their work with the U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq or Afghanistan.) The Department of Health and Human Ser...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-08-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5072Intro
25%
Allows state and local governments receiving emergency rental assistance funds for unemployed persons, persons with hardship related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and persons at risk of homelessness to use some of those funds to provide rent and utility ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-08-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5066Intro
25%
Requires the President to impose sanctions on certain foreign persons, such as Taliban officials, and requires reports related to Afghanistan. The President must impose asset- and visa-blocking sanctions on any foreign person who (1) is an official, ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-08-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2642Intro
25%
A bill to exempt large cruise ships from certain requirements applicable to passenger vessels, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-08-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2643Intro
25%
A bill to adjust certain ownership and other requirements for passenger vessels, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-08-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR505Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the sacrifices and bravery of the Afghan people in their struggle for democracy while enduring decades-long conflict and oppression by the Taliban. It also condemns the Taliban's continued human rights violations.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USSB2297Intro
25%
Outlines U.S. foreign policy to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and to future pandemics and disasters. With respect to COVID-19, the Department of State must develop a strategy to expand and expedite access to COVID-19 vaccines in other countries. T...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 112.
USHB4826Intro
25%
Provides rights and protections for domestic workers (e.g., housekeepers, nannies, caretakers, personal assistants, and chauffeurs), including pay and leave rights, and health and safety protections. Specifically, the bill repeals the exemption of do...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2569Intro
25%
Provides rights and protections for domestic workers (e.g., housekeepers, nannies, caretakers, personal assistants, and chauffeurs), including pay and leave rights, and health and safety protections. Specifically, the bill repeals the exemption of do...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4644Intro
25%
Eliminates the Optional Practical Training Program or any successor program, unless Congress expressly authorizes such a program. (The program provides an F-1 student visa holder temporary employment authorization before or after completion of the st...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-07-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3985Engross
50%
Increases the number of special immigrant visas available to qualified Afghan nationals who worked for the U.S. government or the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) missions in Afghanistan. The bill also relaxes certain qualifications for such...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-07-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB3524Intro
25%
Addresses various foreign relations issues, with a focus on China. Among other things, the bill authorizes the Department of State to establish a program to help U.S. companies address supply chain issues related to China, including by relocating pro...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-07-15
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 22.
USSB2311Intro
25%
A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-07-13
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 99.
USHB4382Intro
25%
Protects certain veterans of the Armed Forces from removal from the United States and provides such veterans with an expedited procedure for naturalization. The bill applies to special veterans, defined as persons who served in the active Armed Force...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-07-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3570Intro
25%
Expands the eligibility of citizens of the Freely Associated States lawfully residing in the United States for certain federal public benefits. Currently, citizens of the Freely Associated States (Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, and Palau) may live...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-07-07
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB4361Intro
25%
Bars individuals affiliated with the Chinese military from entering the United States on visas for students (F visa) or work-and-study exchange (J visa). The President shall publish a list identifying research, engineering, and scientific institution...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-07-06
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR520Intro
25%
This resolution urges the Department of Defense to review exceptions to citizenship, residency, and disqualification standards for enlistment in the Armed Forces to make a determination regarding the enlistment of aliens who possess an employment aut...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-07-01
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB4273Intro
25%
Defers the removal of qualified Iraqi nationals from the United States for two years from the date of the bill's enactment. To qualify, an Iraqi national shall (1) have been ordered removed to Iraq before the date of the bill's enactment, and (2) hav...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4288Intro
25%
Establishes a new nonimmigrant visa for temporary nonagricultural workers (H-2C visa) to fill jobs that have remained open for a certain amount of time and are located in an area where the unemployment rate is 4.9% or less. This visa shall only be av...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2021-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
Syndicate content
feedback