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Round-Up of Immigration Related Legislation (Dec 2009)

Cite as "AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 10011570 (posted Jan. 15, 2010)"

The following immigration-related bills were introduced into the House of Representatives and the Senate in December:

Increasing American Wages and Benefits Act of 2010 (S. 2910)
Introduced by Senator Sanders (I-VT) on 12/18/2009
Summary: A bill to increase wages and benefits of blue collar workers by strengthening labor provisions in the H-2B program, to provide for labor recruiter accountability, and for other purposes.

Stop Terrorist Entry Program Act of 2010 (H.R.4441)
Introduced by Rep. Barrett (R-SC) on 1/13/10
Summary: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to bar the admission of aliens from countries determined to be state sponsors of terrorism, to prohibit the use of funds to transfer enemy combatants detained at Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to facilities in the United States, and for other purposes.

Note: Each week hundreds of bills are introduced into the House and Senate, and the likelihood of any particular bill moving is usually very small. The bills posted on this page represent all immigration-related legislation introduced this week, not legislation AILA believes is important or likely to succeed.

Stay tuned to AILA's News from the Hill page for updates on pressing legislative activity.