H.R.170: Protect and Grow American Jobs Act

Author's Summary:  To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the definition of “exempt H–1B nonimmigrant”.

IB Summary:  According to immigration attorney Jon Velie: "When slashing H-1Bs or generally making them more difficult to award, it’s important to remember that H-1Bs create jobs for Americans. H-1Bs granted between 2010 and 2013 are expected to create more than 700,000 jobs for US born workers by 2020. H-1Bs have a strong benefit to the American economy. " Read more here: https://onlinevisas.com/usa/debunking-issas-protect-grow-jobs-act/.

Status:   Introduced on 11/15/2017. Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.

Links: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/170?r=1