Congressman John Curtis (UT-03) and Representatives Chris Pappas (NH-01), Blake
Moore (UT-01), and Annie Kuster (NH-02) led a bipartisan
call demanding the Department of State take action to address J-1 Visa
processing delays ahead of the summer. These visas sponsor students from around
the world to participate in exchange programs and support tourist… Read more »
This week, Congressman John Curtis stood with Rep. Maria Elvira Salazar and a group of Republican House colleagues to introduce the long-awaited Dignity Act, a complete immigration reform bill consisting of 3 core principles: providing a dignified solution for immigrants living in America, strengthening the American workforce and economy, and stopping illegal immigration. Read more »
The Equal Access to Green cards for Legal Employment (EAGLE) Act of 2021 Phases Out 7% Per-Country Cap on Employment-Based Immigrant Visas & Raises Per-Country Cap on Family-Sponsored Visas to 15%
Today, Congressman John Curtis (R-UT) and Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) introduced H.R. 3648, the Equal Access to Green cards for Legal Employment (EAGLE) Act of 2021,… Read more »
Today, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) and Adam Smith (D-WA) introduced the bipartisan Adoptee Citizenship Act of 2021 to provide U. citizenship to international adoptees brought to the U.S. as children but were never granted citizenship. The legislation would close a loophole in the Child Citizenship Act of 2000 (CCA), which has prevented internationally-adopted children,… Read more »
Today, Representative John Curtis (R-UT), led a bipartisan letter with the Utah House Members of Congress, Reps. Ben McAdams (D-UT), Chris Stewart (R-UT) and Rob Bishop (R-UT), to United States Department of State Secretary Mike Pompeo, Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf and Department of Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia concerning the President’s… Read more »
Today, Representatives John Curtis (R-UT) and Sylvia Garcia (D-TX) and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) released the following joint statement ahead of World Refugee Day on June 20th. The legislators introduced a bipartisan, bicameral resolution (H.Res.902/ S.Res.545) that acknowledges the many contributions refugees have made to America over the last 40 years since… Read more »
This morning, Rep. John Curtis (R-UT) joined Utah Governor Gary Herbert for a discussion at Cato Institute to discuss state-based visas and his bill the State Sponsored Visa Pilot Program Act of 2019. Introduced last November, the legislation would create a new state-sponsored temporary worker visa pilot program.
“States are far better equipped to know the needs of… Read more »
Today, Representative John Curtis (R-UT), released the following statement after introducing the “State Sponsored Visa Pilot Program Act of 2019.” The bill would create a new state-sponsored temporary worker visa pilot program.
“Each state has unique industries and employment opportunities, and our current immigration system doesn’t fully recognize these… Read more »
Today, Rep. John Curtis joined a group of bipartisan colleagues to introduce the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, a compromise solution for American agriculture. The bill was introduced with the strong bipartisan support of 24 Democrats and 20 Republicans.
The Farm Workforce Modernization Act, which was negotiated over several months with input from… Read more »
Today, Representative John Curtis (R-UT) spoke on the House floor to advocate for HR 1044,Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019, legislation that he co-authored to eliminate the per-country caps for employment based visas and shift to a first come, first served process. After he spoke, the legislation passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support… Read more »