Legislation in the 113th Congress

S. 310: The Startup Act 3.0

Feb 13, 2013  |  Permalink |   |  

Bill: S. 310, the Startup Act 3.0 | Read the text of the bill.

Sponsor: Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS)

Description: Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to adjust to conditional permanent resident status up to 50,000 aliens who have earned a master's or doctorate degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics field (STEM field) and permit such an alien to remain in the United States: (1) for up to one year after the expiration of the alien's student visa, if the alien is searching for STEM field employment; and (2) indefinitely if the alien remains actively engaged in a STEM field. Read more

Current status: Referred to the Senate Committee on Finance on February 13, 2013.