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To improve agricultural job opportunities, benefits, and security for aliens
in the United States and for other purposes.
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
Mrs. FEINSTEIN introduced the following bill; which was read twice and
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To improve agricultural job opportunities, benefits, and secu-
rity for aliens in the United States and for other pur-
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa-
tives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE, TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) SHORT TITLE.—This Act may be cited as the
‘‘Agricultural Job Opportunities, Benefits, and Security
Act of 2009’’ or the ‘‘AgJOBS Act of 2009’’.
(b) TABLE OF CONTENTS.—The table of contents for
this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title, table of contents.
Sec. 2. Definitions.
TITLE I—PILOT PROGRAM FOR EARNED STATUS ADJUSTMENT
OF AGRICULTURAL WORKERS
Subtitle A—Blue Card Status
Sec. 101. Requirements for blue card status.
Sec. 102. Treatment of aliens granted blue card status.
Sec. 103. Adjustment to permanent residence.
Sec. 104. Applications.
Sec. 105. Waiver of numerical limitations and certain grounds for inadmis-
Sec. 106. Administrative and judicial review.
Sec. 107. Use of information.
Sec. 108. Regulations, effective date, authorization of appropriations.
Subtitle B—Correction of Social Security Records
Sec. 111. Correction of Social Security records.
TITLE II—REFORM OF H–2A WORKER PROGRAM
Sec. 201. Amendments to the Immigration and Nationality Act.
TITLE III—MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Sec. 301. Determination and use of user fees.
Sec. 302. Regulations.
Sec. 303. Reports to Congress.
Sec. 304. Effective date.
SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.
In this Act:
(1) AGRICULTURAL EMPLOYMENT.—The term
‘‘agricultural employment’’ means any service or ac-
tivity that is considered to be agricultural un