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house Bill H.R. 1660

Dairy and Sheep H-2A Visa Enhancement Act

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      house Committees
      Committee on Education and Labor
      Committee on the Judiciary
      Immigration and Citizenship
    IntroducedMarch 23rd, 2009

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Dairy and Sheep H-2A Visa Enhancement Act

Official Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide a special rule for the period of admission of H-2A nonimmigrants employed as dairy workers and sheepherders, and for other purposes.


Dairy and Sheep H-2A Visa Enhancement 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 or dairy worker. Provides for a three-year initial period of admission with additional three-year extensions. Directs the Secretary of Labor to issue housing regulations for workers engaged in the range production of livestock.

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