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House Committee on Education and the WorkforceHouse Committee on the JudiciaryImmigration and Border SecurityHouse Committee on Science, Space, and TechnologyResearch and TechnologyIntroducedNovember 20th, 2013
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Training Highly Skilled Americans Act of 2013
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish the STEM Education and Training Account in order to enhance the economic competitiveness of the United States by providing funding for STEM education and training, and for other purposes.
Training Highly Skilled Americans Act of 2013 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish in the Treasury the STEM Education and Training Account. Requires employers to submit along with an application for a certification a $1,000 fee (to be deposited in the STEM Education and Training Account). Sets aside specified amounts for: (1) a low-income STEM scholarship program, (2) K-12 STEM education, and (3) STEM capacity building at minority-serving institutions. Authorizes grants to eligible entities for American Dream Accounts for a group of low-income students.