Amendment to Recover Unused Immigrant Visa Number Advances Internally – Work Visas


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The House Appropriations Committee passed an amendment, introduced by Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) appropriations for fiscal year 2023 that would allow visa numbers to be recovered unused and expired immigrant status based on family and employment. lost for various reasons since 1992. The amendment would also provide visa relief for immigrants banned from traveling to the United States during the Trump administration.

Several previous attempts in Congress to restore unused visa numbers have failed. It is unclear whether this amendment will ultimately succeed.

Details:

  • “Amendment to Homeland Security Appropriations Bill Proposed by Ms. Meng of New York”, https://aboutbgov.com/3EM

  • “Decades’ Worth of Unused Immigrant Visas Salvaged in House Bill”, Bloomberg Government, June 24, 2022, https://bit.ly/3xOTCBE

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