H.R.3017 - Agricultural Labor Market Reform Act of 2011

To provide for a more structured and stable domestic agricultural labor market in the United States, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To provide for a more structured and stable domestic agricultural labor market in the United States, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Agricultural Labor Market Reform Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Agricultural Labor Market Reform Act of 2011- Confers \"blue card status\" upon an alien who: (1) during the 24-month period ending on December 31, 2010, has performed specified lengths of, or earned a specified amount from, agricultural employment in the United States; (2) applied for such

Official Summary

Agricultural Labor Market Reform Act of 2011- Confers \"blue card status\" upon an alien who:
(1) during the 24-month period ending on December 31, 2010, has performed specified lengths of, or earned a specified amount from, agricultural employment in the United States;
(2) applied for such status during the 18-month application period;
(3) is otherwise admissible to the United States; and
(4) has not been convicted of specified felonies or misdemeanors. Sets forth grounds for termination of blue card status, including:
(1) deportability, and
(2) commission or conviction of certain crimes. Provides for adjustment of blue card status to permanent resident status based upon completed periods of agricultural employment. Exempts an alien from certain Social Security-related violations if committed prior to receiving blue card status. Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to require farm labor contractors to participate in the E-verify Program. Amends the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act to prohibit farm labor contractors from hiring an alien who is not lawfully admitted for permanent residence or who has not been otherwise authorized by the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to work. Establishes a trust fund for agricultural labor market reform.

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