TITLE

Legislative Background

PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Congressional Digest;Jun2005, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p173
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on recent actions on "Guest Worker Programs," related to current U.S. policies on emigration and immigration law. Bills to reform the H-2A and H-2B programs, covering the hiring of temporary foreign workers, as well as bills to establish new guest worker programs, have been introduced in recent Congresses. No action has been taken beyond committee referral, however, though House and Senate committees held related hearings. The program, which would grant participants legal temporary status, would initially be open to both foreign workers and unauthorized aliens within the United States.
ACCESSION #
17271028

 

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