S.292 - Dairy and Sheep H-2A Act

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide a special rule for the period of admission of H-2A nonimmigrants employed as sheepherders, goat herders, or dairy farmers, and for other purposes. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide a special rule for the period of admission of H-2A nonimmigrants employed as sheepherders, goat herders, or dairy farmers, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Dairy and Sheep H-2A Act as introduced.
  • Short: DASH Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

Dairy and Sheep H-2A Act or DASH Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to include within the H-2A nonimmigrant visa category (temporary agricultural workers) an alien coming temporarily to the United States to work as a sheepherder, goat herder, or dairy worker. Provides: (1) fo

Official Summary

Dairy and Sheep H-2A Act or DASH Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to include within the H-2A nonimmigrant visa category (temporary agricultural workers) an alien coming temporarily to the United States to work as a sheepherder, goat herder, or dairy worker. Provides:
(1) for a three-year initial period of admission with additional three-year extensions, and
(2) that no period of U.S. absence may be required for approval of such extensions. Directs the Secretary of Labor to issue housing regulations for such workers.

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