H.R.3012: 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.
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November 29, 2011
Roll call number 860
in the House
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 3012 Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act
Ayes: 389 (Democrat: 179; Republican: 210)
Nays: 15 (Democrat: 2; Republican: 13)
Abstained: 29 (Democrat: 11; Republican: 18)
Required percentage of 'Aye' votes: 2/3 (66%)
Percentage of 'aye' votes: 89%
Democrats Voting 'Nay'
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** Because of incomplete data from newly elected Representatives, party breakdown visualizations may be inaccurate by one or two votes.