HR 2690

Title: Agricultural Worker Program Act of 2017
Author: Rep. Luis Gutierrez (DEM-IL)

...This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to confer blue card status upon an alien who: (1) has performed specified periods of U.S. agricultural employment or is a qualifying alien's spouse or child, (2) has been physically present in the United States for a qualifying period, (3) applied for such status during the application period, (4) is not ineligible under specified grounds for such status, (5) has passed security and law enforcement clearances, and (6) has paid the required fees and penalties.</p> <p>Blue card status is limited to eight years.</p> <p>A blue card alien (individual) may: (1) work in the United States, and (2) travel from and return to the United States, including commuting to the United States from a foreign residence.</p> <p>DHS shall adjust an ...

Introduced in House 05/25/2017
Introduced in House 05/25/2017
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 05/25/2017
Referred to House Judiciary 05/25/2017
Referred to House Ways and Means 05/25/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security. 06/08/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. 07/11/2017

Bill Text
06/07/2017 - HR 2690 (Introduced+in+House)
05/25/2017 - HR 2690 (Introduced+in+House)
05/25/2017 - HR 2690 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL)
    () - U.S. Representative

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