Federal - HR 392

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, to increase the per-country numerical limitation for family-sponsored immigrants, and for other purposes.

Introduced

January 10, 2017

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A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, to increase the per-country numerical limitation for family-sponsored immigrants, and for other purposes.

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Co-Sponsors 300

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  • Nov. 6, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Dunn, (R-Fla.)Vela, (D-Texas)
    Rogers, H. (R-Ky.)Visclosky, (D-Ind.)
  • Nov. 3, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Kelly, M. (R-Pa.)McNerney, (D-Calif.)
  • Nov. 1, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Aguilar, (D-Calif.)Rosen, (D-Nev.)
  • Oct. 31, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Lowenthal, (D-Calif.)Pingree, (D-Maine)
    McSally, (R-Ariz.)Zeldin, (R-N.Y.)
  • Oct. 26, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Schweikert, (R-Ariz.)Taylor, (R-Va.)
  • Oct. 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Barragan, (D-Calif.)DeGette, (D-Colo.)
  • Oct. 24, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Brown, A. (D-Md.)Comer, (R-Ky.)
    Carson, (D-Ind.)Meeks, (D-N.Y.)
  • Oct. 23, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Gonzalez, (D-Texas)Titus, (D-Nev.)
  • Oct. 12, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Cuellar, (D-Texas)
  • Oct. 6, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Ferguson, (R-Ga.)Frankel, (D-Fla.)
  • Oct. 3, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Green, G. (D-Texas)Poliquin, (R-Maine)Torres, (D-Calif.)
  • Sept. 28, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Blumenauer, (D-Ore.)
  • Sept. 27, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Doggett, (D-Texas)Kelly, T. (R-Miss.)
  • Sept. 26, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Estes, (R-Kan.)Latta, (R-Ohio)
  • Sept. 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Banks, (R-Ind.)Buck, (R-Colo.)MacArthur, (R-N.J.)
    Beyer (D-Va.)Hice, (R-Ga.)Norcross, (D-N.J.)
  • Sept. 14, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Blum, (R-Iowa)Katko, (R-N.Y.)Rouzer, (R-N.C.)
    Gallego, (D-Ariz.)Kihuen, (D-Nev.)Scott, A. (R-Ga.)
    Guthrie, (R-Ky.)Perlmutter, (D-Colo.)
  • Sept. 8, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Barton, (R-Texas)Bost, (R-Ill.)Serrano, (D-N.Y.)
  • Sept. 5, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 12

    Correa, (D-Calif.)Jenkins, E. (R-W.Va.)Schrader, (D-Ore.)
    Crowley, (D-N.Y.)Long, (R-Mo.)Scott, D. (D-Ga.)
    DeFazio, (D-Ore.)O'Halleran, (D-Ariz.)Sewell, (D-Ala.)
    Fudge, (D-Ohio)Ross, (R-Fla.)Sinema, (D-Ariz.)
  • Aug. 1, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Demings, (D-Fla.)Shuster, (R-Pa.)
  • July 27, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Espaillat, (D-N.Y.)Hurd, (R-Texas)
  • July 19, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Bilirakis, (R-Fla.)Payne (D-N.J.)
    Denham, (R-Calif.)Peterson, (D-Minn.)
  • June 28, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Harris, A. (R-Md.)
  • June 22, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Wilson, F. (D-Fla.)
  • June 21, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Castor, (D-Fla.)Lamborn, (R-Colo.)Sherman, (D-Calif.)
  • June 13, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Gallagher, (R-Wis.)Meehan, (R-Pa.)Renacci, (R-Ohio)
  • June 7, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Lewis, John (D-Ga.)Raskin, (D-Md.)Rooney, T. (R-Fla.)
  • June 2, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Hastings, (D-Fla.)Soto, (D-Fla.)Thornberry, (R-Texas)
  • May 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 14

    Arrington, (R-Texas)Lipinski, (D-Ill.)Simpson, (R-Idaho)
    Garrett, (R-Va.)Lynch, (D-Mass.)Suozzi, (D-N.Y.)
    Gaetz, (R-Fla.)Richmond, (D-La.)Walden, (R-Ore.)
    Lee, B. (D-Calif.)Ros-Lehtinen, (R-Fla.)Wasserman Schultz, (D-Fla.)
    Lewis, Jason (R-Minn.)Roybal-Allard, (D-Calif.)
  • May 4, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 12

    Boyle, (D-Pa.)Messer, (R-Ind.)Tipton, (R-Colo.)
    Hultgren, (R-Ill.)Murphy, S. (D-Fla.)Velazquez, (D-N.Y.)
    Mast, (R-Fla.)Shea-Porter, (D-N.H.)Walorski, (R-Ind.)
    McEachin, (D-Va.)Thompson, M. (D-Calif.)Womack, (R-Ark.)
  • April 27, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Sarbanes, (D-Md.)Sires, (D-N.J.)
  • April 26, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 15

    Bucshon, (R-Ind.)Graves, S. (R-Mo.)Luetkemeyer, (R-Mo.)
    Butterfield, (D-N.C.)Higgins, B. (D-N.Y.)Maloney, S.P. (D-N.Y.)
    Carbajal, (D-Calif.)Jeffries, (D-N.Y.)Mullin, (R-Okla.)
    Doyle, (D-Pa.)Lawson, (D-Fla.)Reed, T. (R-N.Y.)
    Gibbs, (R-Ohio)LoBiondo, (R-N.J.)Tsongas, (D-Mass.)
  • April 6, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Amodei, (R-Nev.)Heck, (D-Wash.)
  • April 5, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Conyers (D-Mich.)Roskam, (R-Ill.)
    Harper, (R-Miss.)Tiberi, (R-Ohio)
  • April 3, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Beatty, (D-Ohio)Kilmer, (D-Wash.)Marshall, (R-Kan.)
    Bishop, S. (D-Ga.)Kuster, (D-N.H.)Rutherford, (R-Fla.)
    Cook, (R-Calif.)Lawrence, (D-Mich.)Williams, (R-Texas)
  • March 28, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Blunt Rochester, (D-Del.)DelBene, (D-Wash.)Johnson, B. (R-Ohio)
  • March 27, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Faso, (R-N.Y.)Neal, (D-Mass.)Schakowsky, (D-Ill.)
  • March 23, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Bass, (D-Calif.)LaMalfa, (R-Calif.)
  • March 22, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Calvert, (R-Calif.)Johnson, E.B. (D-Texas)Nolan, (D-Minn.)
    Cole, (R-Okla.)Larson, J. (D-Conn.)Polis, (D-Colo.)
  • March 20, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Barr, (R-Ky.)Cardenas, (D-Calif.)Hartzler, (R-Mo.)
  • March 17, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Brownley, (D-Calif.)Knight, (R-Calif.)Upton, (R-Mich.)
    Davis, R. (R-Ill.)Rokita, (R-Ind.)
    Gottheimer, (D-N.J.)Tenney, (R-N.Y.)
  • March 15, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 9

    Bera, (D-Calif.)Green, A. (D-Texas)Keating, (D-Mass.)
    Bacon, (R-Neb.)Hensarling, (R-Texas)Maloney, C. (D-N.Y.)
    Davis, S. (D-Calif.)Hill, (R-Ark.)Royce, (R-Calif.)
  • March 10, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Bonamici, (D-Ore.)Franks, (R-Ariz.)
  • March 9, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Chu, (D-Calif.)Granger, (R-Texas)Smucker, (R-Pa.)
    Donovan, (R-N.Y.)Gutierrez, (D-Ill.)
    Esty, (D-Conn.)Smith, C. (R-N.J.)
  • March 7, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Clark, K. (D-Mass.)Evans, (D-Pa.)Lance, (R-N.J.)
    Dent, (R-Pa.)Flores, (R-Texas)Moulton, (D-Mass.)
    Emmer, (R-Minn.)Herrera Beutler, (R-Wash.)
  • March 6, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Bishop, R. (R-Utah)Stivers, (R-Ohio)Weber, (R-Texas)
    Curbelo, (R-Fla.)Thompson, G. (R-Pa.)Yoho, (R-Fla.)
    Schneider, (D-Ill.)Waters, (D-Calif.)
  • Feb. 27, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 13

    Adams, (D-N.C.)Himes, (D-Conn.)Thompson, B. (D-Miss.)
    Cicilline, (D-R.I.)King, P. (R-N.Y.)Valadao, (R-Calif.)
    Culberson, (R-Texas)Mitchell, (R-Mich.)Welch, (D-Vt.)
    DeSaulnier, (D-Calif.)Panetta, (D-Calif.)
    Fleischmann, (R-Tenn.)Peters, S. (D-Calif.)
  • Feb. 15, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Delaney, (D-Md.)Lofgren, (D-Calif.)Speier, (D-Calif.)
    Kind, R. (D-Wis.)Lucas, F. (R-Okla.)
    Kinzinger, (R-Ill.)Price, (D-N.C.)
  • Feb. 13, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 14

    Cleaver (D-Mo.)Khanna, (D-Calif.)Schiff, A. (D-Calif.)
    Cooper, (D-Tenn.)Nadler, (D-N.Y.)Tonko, (D-N.Y.)
    Eshoo, (D-Calif.)Pocan, (D-Wis.)Trott, (R-Mich.)
    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Rice, T. (R-S.C.)Woodall, (R-Ga.)
    Grothman, (R-Wis.)Rothfus, (R-Pa.)
  • Feb. 6, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 10

    Jackson Lee, S. (D-Texas)Newhouse, (R-Wash.)Veasey, (D-Texas)
    Jayapal, (D-Wash.)Poe, (R-Texas)Watson Coleman, (D-N.J.)
    McGovern, (D-Mass.)Rice, K. (D-N.Y.)
    Napolitano, (D-Calif.)Smith, Adam (D-Wash.)
  • Feb. 3, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Brady, R. (D-Pa.)Johnson, H. (D-Ga.)
    DeLauro, (D-Conn.)Sessions, P. (R-Texas)
  • Feb. 1, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 14

    Brooks, S. (R-Ind.)Lieu, (D-Calif.)Pallone (D-N.J.)
    Cartwright, (D-Pa.)McCaul, (R-Texas)Perry, (R-Pa.)
    Costa, (D-Calif.)McMorris Rodgers, (R-Wash.)Sensenbrenner, (R-Wis.)
    Costello, (R-Pa.)Moore, (D-Wis.)Yoder, (R-Kan.)
    Cramer, (R-N.D.)Murphy, T. (R-Pa.)
  • Jan. 24, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 10

    Coffman, (R-Colo.)Krishnamoorthi, (D-Ill.)Pascrell (D-N.J.)
    Ellison, (D-Minn.)Larsen, R. (D-Wash.)Reichert, (R-Wash.)
    Foster, (D-Ill.)Matsui, D. (D-Calif.)
    Jenkins, L. (R-Kan.)McCollum, Betty (D-Minn.)
  • Jan. 12, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Gabbard, (D-Hawaii)Labrador, (R-Idaho)Russell, (R-Okla.)
  • Jan. 10, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 25

    Bishop, M. (R-Mich.)Langevin, (D-R.I.)Stefanik, (R-N.Y.)
    Cohen, (D-Tenn.)Love, (R-Utah)Stewart, (R-Utah)
    Comstock, (R-Va.)Meng, (D-N.Y.)Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
    Connolly, (D-Va.)O'Rourke, (D-Texas)Takano, (D-Calif.)
    Courtney, (D-Conn.)Paulsen, (R-Minn.)Wagner, (R-Mo.)
    Cummings, (D-Md.)Pearce, (R-N.M.)Walz, (D-Minn.)
    Deutch, (D-Fla.)Quigley, (D-Ill.)Yarmuth, (D-Ky.)
    Farenthold, (R-Texas)Ryan, T. (D-Ohio)
    Kelly, R. (D-Ill.)Slaughter, L. (D-N.Y.)
  • Jan. 10, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: House Judiciary.Congressional Record p. H297