S. 386: Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019

On 10/17/19, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) attempted a unanimous consent vote on S. 386, as amended. The unanimous consent vote failed after Senator Durbin (D-IL) objected.


On 9/19/19, the unanimous consent vote on Senator Mike Lee's (R-UT) substitute amendment to S. 386, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019, did not pass due to an objection by Senator David Perdue (R-GA).


On 9/18/19, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) proposed a substitute amendment to S. 386, Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019, by amending the version passed by the House (H.R. 1044). A vote on this amendment will likely occur on the Senate floor on 9/19/19.


On 7/9/19, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) filed an amendment to include provisions relating to the H-1B program and labor condition applications to S. 386.


On 2/7/19, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced S. 386 to eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants and increase the per-country numerical limitation for family-sponsored immigrants. This is the Senate companion bill to H.R. 1044.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 19022700.

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