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S. 1083 - Securing Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership Act of 2007

immigration, SKIL bill - Immigration. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase competitiveness in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Securing Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership Act of 2007

S. 1083 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Keywords
immigration, SKIL bill
Summary
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase competitiveness in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase competitiveness in the United States, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Securing Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership Act of 2007
  • SKIL Act of 2007
Sponsor
John Cornyn
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Immigration
  • Administrative fees
  • Administrative remedies
  • Alien labor
  • Aliens
  • Budgets
  • Criminal justice
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Education
  • Employee selection
  • Engineering
  • Engineers
  • Executive departments
  • Foreign students
  • Foreign-trained physicians
  • Fraud
  • Government information
  • Government paperwork
  • Government publicity
  • Graduate education
  • Higher education
  • Identification of criminals
  • Immigrant education
  • Immigrants
  • Infrastructure
  • Job training
  • Labor
  • Labor supply
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Medical care
  • Medicine
  • Minimum wages
  • Science policy
  • Scientists
  • Skilled labor
  • Temporary employment
  • Visas
  • Wages
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Major Actions
Introduced4/10/2007
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced4/10/2007
4/10/2007Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
4/10/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4310-4311)
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

36 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Securing Knowledge, Innovation, and Leadership Act of 2007

36 organizations supported this bill

Altria
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
American Immigration Lawyers Association
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Analog Devices
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Association of American Universities
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Broadcom
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Business Roundtable
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Cisco Systems
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Coca-Cola Company
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Council of Graduate Schools
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Eastman Kodak
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
eBay
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Electronic Industries Alliance
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Emulex
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
ExxonMobil
Compete America (2007, May 7). Dear Member of Congress . Retrieved May 8, 2007, from Compete America.
Google
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Hewlett Packard
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
IBM
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Intel Corporation
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Microsoft
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Motorola
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
National Association of Manufacturers
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
National Semiconductor
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Netflix
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
NumbersUSA
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Oracle
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
PricewaterhouseCoopers
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Qualcomm
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Red Hat
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Roche
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Society for Human Resource Management
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
TechNet
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Texas Instruments
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.
Yahoo!
undersigned organizations (2007, May 7). Compete America Letter to Congress of Support. Retrieved May 15, 2012, from Association of American Universities.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 110th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$90,700$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$535,143$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$10,700$0
Max BaucusDMT$732,882$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$485,511$0
Bob BennettRUT$251,298$0
Joe BidenDDE$174,263$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$217,652$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$454,557$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$461,681$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$450,358$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$154,062$0
Jim BunningRKY$247,261$0
Richard BurrRNC$813,522$0
Robert ByrdDWV$153,350$0
Maria CantwellDWA$723,792$0
Ben CardinDMD$408,968$0
Tom CarperDDE$285,074$0
Bob CaseyDPA$458,438$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$681,650$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$1,843,768$0
Tom CoburnROK$124,596$0
William Thad CochranRMS$214,900$0
Norm ColemanRMN$716,823$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$465,943$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$256,866$0
Bob CorkerRTN$620,046$0
John CornynRTX$878,214$0
Larry CraigRID$53,000$0
Mike CrapoRID$183,810$0
Jim DeMintRSC$517,994$0
Chris DoddDCT$474,316$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$571,430$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$162,500$0
Byron DorganDND$194,109$0
Dick DurbinDIL$383,550$0
John EnsignRNV$467,198$0
Mike EnziRWY$311,051$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$433,487$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$527,975$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$268,780$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$392,375$0
Judd GreggRNH$322,350$0
Chuck HagelRNE$40,350$0
Tom HarkinDIA$306,200$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$743,388$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$401,042$0
Jim InhofeROK$199,045$0
Dan InouyeDHI$148,800$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$381,140$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$133,550$0
Ted KennedyDMA$479,216$0
John F. KerryDMA$206,090$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$252,425$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$581,794$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$567,856$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$289,391$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$296,026$0
Carl LevinDMI$359,869$0
Joe LiebermanICT$773,013$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$359,101$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$228,550$0
Dick LugarRIN$253,308$0
Mel MartinezRFL$481,300$0
John McCainRAZ$98,400$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$305,081$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,063,360$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$621,638$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$317,638$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$261,947$0
Patty MurrayDWA$505,390$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$434,268$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$449,200$0
Barack ObamaDIL$723,889$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$207,030$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$186,914$0
Harry ReidDNV$571,817$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$267,999$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$342,743$0
Ken SalazarDCO$409,081$0
Bernie SandersIVT$152,181$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$500,014$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$280,300$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$497,771$0
Gordon SmithROR$662,216$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$173,308$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,368,310$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$559,859$0
Ted StevensRAK$265,766$0
John SununuRNH$461,933$0
Jon TesterDMT$168,379$0
Craig ThomasRWY$120,500$0
John ThuneRSD$425,574$0
David VitterRLA$268,804$0
George VoinovichROH$392,519$0
John WarnerRVA$16,000$0
Jim WebbDVA$275,150$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$218,633$0
Ron WydenDOR$261,987$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$90,700$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$535,143$0
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$10,700$0
Max BaucusDMT$732,882$0
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$485,511$0
Bob BennettRUT$251,298$0
Joe BidenDDE$174,263$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$217,652$0
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$454,557$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$461,681$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$450,358$0
Sam BrownbackRKS$154,062$0
Jim BunningRKY$247,261$0
Richard BurrRNC$813,522$0
Robert ByrdDWV$153,350$0
Maria CantwellDWA$723,792$0
Ben CardinDMD$408,968$0
Tom CarperDDE$285,074$0
Bob CaseyDPA$458,438$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$681,650$0
Hillary ClintonDNY$1,843,768$0
Tom CoburnROK$124,596$0
William Thad CochranRMS$214,900$0
Norm ColemanRMN$716,823$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$465,943$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$256,866$0
Bob CorkerRTN$620,046$0
John CornynRTX$878,214$0
Larry CraigRID$53,000$0
Mike CrapoRID$183,810$0
Jim DeMintRSC$517,994$0
Chris DoddDCT$474,316$0
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$571,430$0
Pete DomeniciRNM$162,500$0
Byron DorganDND$194,109$0
Dick DurbinDIL$383,550$0
John EnsignRNV$467,198$0
Mike EnziRWY$311,051$0
Russ FeingoldDWI$433,487$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$527,975$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$268,780$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$392,375$0
Judd GreggRNH$322,350$0
Chuck HagelRNE$40,350$0
Tom HarkinDIA$306,200$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$743,388$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$401,042$0
Jim InhofeROK$199,045$0
Dan InouyeDHI$148,800$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$381,140$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$133,550$0
Ted KennedyDMA$479,216$0
John F. KerryDMA$206,090$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$252,425$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$581,794$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$567,856$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$289,391$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$296,026$0
Carl LevinDMI$359,869$0
Joe LiebermanICT$773,013$0
Blanche LincolnDAR$359,101$0
Chester Trent LottRMS$228,550$0
Dick LugarRIN$253,308$0
Mel MartinezRFL$481,300$0
John McCainRAZ$98,400$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$305,081$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,063,360$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$621,638$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$317,638$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$261,947$0
Patty MurrayDWA$505,390$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$434,268$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$449,200$0
Barack ObamaDIL$723,889$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$207,030$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$186,914$0
Harry ReidDNV$571,817$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$267,999$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$342,743$0
Ken SalazarDCO$409,081$0
Bernie SandersIVT$152,181$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$500,014$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$280,300$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$497,771$0
Gordon SmithROR$662,216$0
Olympia J. SnoweRME$173,308$0
Arlen SpecterDPA$1,368,310$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$559,859$0
Ted StevensRAK$265,766$0
John SununuRNH$461,933$0
Jon TesterDMT$168,379$0
Craig ThomasRWY$120,500$0
John ThuneRSD$425,574$0
David VitterRLA$268,804$0
George VoinovichROH$392,519$0
John WarnerRVA$16,000$0
Jim WebbDVA$275,150$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$218,633$0
Ron WydenDOR$261,987$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Schools & colleges$7,358,381
Pharmaceutical manufacturing$6,355,467
Accountants$5,930,145
Computer software$4,093,905
Health, Education & Human Resources$2,136,843
Major (multinational) oil & gas producers$1,964,586
Tobacco & Tobacco products$1,702,487
Computer components & accessories$1,624,027
Electronics manufacturing & services$1,407,894
Computer manufacture & services$1,166,643
Auto manufacturers$1,124,237
Beverages (non-alcoholic)$753,757
Other financial services$704,921
Education$599,581
Manufacturing$585,874
Search Engine/Email Services$570,478
Vendors$396,600
Chambers of commerce$314,238
Telecommunications Devices$311,697
General business associations$242,235
Photographic equipment & supplies$110,150
Online Entertainment$38,850

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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