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H.R. 6429: The STEM Jobs Act

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote innovation, investment, and research in the United States, to eliminate the diversity immigrant program, and for other purposes.

This bill is provisionally dead due to a failed vote on September 20, 2012 under a fast-track procedure called "suspension." (Read bill text.)

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce 316,786 Facebook fans 101,765 Twitter followers

September 19, 2012

TO THE MEMBERS OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation representing the interests of more than three million businesses and organizations of every size, sector, and region, strongly supports H.R. 6429, the “STEM Jobs Act of 2012,” which would spur innovation and create high paying manufacturing and research jobs in the U.S. by establishing a new green card program for advanced degree graduates in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

America has been greatly enriched by the contributions of gifted ...

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