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S AMDT 4095 - H-2C Visa Program Ammendment - Key Vote

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John McCain III voted Nay (Amendment Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (48-49) - (Key vote)

Title: H-2C Visa Program Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that limits the H-2C visa program to five years following the enactment of the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006.

Highlights:
  • Allows Secretary of Homeland Security to "grant a temporary visa to an H-2C nonimmigrant who demonstrates intent to perform labor or service in U.S." 
  • Prohibits any alien from being issued a new visa as an H-2C nonimmigrant after five years prior to enactment.
  • Replaces the three-year admission and three-year extension period with five years.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: H-2C Visa Program Ammendment

Sponsors

  • Byron L. Dorgan (ND - D) (Out Of Office)
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