H.R. 714: Startup Act 3.0
Bill: H.R. 715, the Startup Act 3.0 | Read the text of the bill.
Sponsor: Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY-11)
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 Subcommittee on Immigration & Border Security on April 8, 2013.