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H.R. 5741: Jobs Originated through Launching Travel Act of 2012

Summary: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to stimulate international tourism to the United States, and for other purposes. (More Info)

H.R. 5741 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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U.S. Travel Association

MAY 18, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Travel Association today commended the newly-introduced House and Senate versions of the Jobs Originated through Launching Travel (JOLT) Act of 2012. The legislation will create jobs and improve national security through provisions that make long-term reforms to the visa system, improve the entry process and expand the Visa Waiver Program (VWP).

“The JOLT Act reforms significant difficulties in our current visa and entry process while at the same time increasing safeguards and making it more attractive for millions of people around the world to visit the United States,” said Roger Dow, president ...

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American Hotel & Lodging Association

23 March 2012 -- The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) today announced support for the Jobs Originated through Launching Travel Act or JOLT Act.

The bipartisan JOLT Act was introduced by Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) and co-sponsored by Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO), Mark Kirk (D-IL), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Mike Lee (R-UT), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), and Marco Rubio (R-FL). The legislation will make it easier for international visitors to come to the United States by reforming the visa process, lengthening visa validity, expediting entry for priority visitors, and expanding the visa waiver program.

“International travelers want to visit America and we ...

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