HR 399

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 399

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize certain aliens who have earned a Ph.D. degree from a United States institution of higher education in a field of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics to be admitted for permanent residence and to be exempted from the numerical limitations on H-1B nonimmigrants.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 24, 2011

Mr. FLAKE introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize certain aliens who have earned a Ph.D. degree from a United States institution of higher education in a field of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics to be admitted for permanent residence and to be exempted from the numerical limitations on H-1B nonimmigrants.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. EXEMPTION FROM NUMERICAL LIMITATIONS ON PERMANENT RESIDENTS FOR CERTAIN UNITED STATES EDUCATED IMMIGRANTS.

SEC. 3. EXEMPTION FROM H-1B NUMERICAL LIMITATION FOR CERTAIN UNITED STATES EDUCATED NONIMMIGRANTS.

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