Key Votes

S AMDT 3965 - Employment-based Immigrant Visa Amendment - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Barack Obama II voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Amendment Adopted (Senate) (50-48) - (Key vote)

Title: Employment-based Immigrant Visa Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that specifies how an individual can petition for legal residence after being employed as a guest worker and after having maintained nonimmigrant status for four consecutive years.

Highlights:
  • Allows an individual to petition for legal residence after being employed as a guest worker and after having maintained nonimmigrant status for four consecutive years.
  • Calls for documentation from the employer that proves employment and proof that the job cannot be filled by an American.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Employment-based Immigrant Visa Amendment

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Co-sponsors

  • Jon Kyl (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)