H.R.3012 - Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, to increase the per-country numerical limitation for family-sponsored immigrants, and for other purposes. view all titles (4)

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  • Official: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, to increase the per-country numerical limitation for family-sponsored immigrants, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act as introduced.
  • Short: Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2011 as reported to house.
  • Short: Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2011 as passed house.

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Jan 23, 2012Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 293.
Dec 17, 2011Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Nov 30, 2011Received in the Senate.
Nov 29, 2011Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Nov 29, 2011On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 389 - 15 (Roll no. 860).
Nov 29, 2011Considered as unfinished business.
Nov 29, 2011At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Cohen objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
Nov 29, 2011DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3012.
Nov 29, 2011Considered under suspension of the rules.
Nov 29, 2011Mr. Chaffetz moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.

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