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USSB3157Intro
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Requires the Department of Labor to submit to Congress a study on the factors affecting employment opportunities for certain individuals with professional credentials obtained in a non-U.S. country, specifically individuals who are lawfully present n...
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2022-06-23
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3148-3149)
USHR1161Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of Caribbean American Heritage Month. The resolution also affirms that (1) the contributions of Caribbean Americans are a significant part of the history, progress, and heritage of the United...
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2022-06-21
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5727-5728)
USSB4436Intro
25%
A bill to establish Joint Operations Centers along the southern border of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR675Intro
25%
A resolution commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association.
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2022-06-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR678Intro
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A resolution recognizing the month of June 2022 as "Immigrant Heritage Month", a celebration of the accomplishments and contributions of immigrants and their children in making the United States a healthier, safer, more diverse, prosperous country, a...
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2022-06-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1181Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the recognition of Immigrant Heritage Month in honor of the contributions immigrants and their children have made to the United States. It also welcomes immigrants presently in the United States and individuals s...
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2022-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8056Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to assess technology needs along the maritime border and develop a strategy for bridging such gaps, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-14
To House Homeland Security Committee
USSB4370Intro
25%
Revises provisions related to the authority of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to detain aliens. DHS may detain an alien pending a removal decision for any length of time until the alien is subject to a final removal order. DHS must detain ...
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2022-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7983Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to expand the requirements for the collection of biometric data, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3648Intro
25%
Modifies requirements related to employment-based visas and addresses related issues. The bill increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15% and eliminates the per-c...
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2022-06-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 267.
USHB7946Intro
25%
To provide benefits for noncitizen members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USSJR46Intro
25%
This joint resolution nullifies the interim final rule submitted by the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security and published on March 29, 2022, concerning procedures for the consideration of asylum claims and other related issu...
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2022-05-26
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which S.J. Res. 46 failed of passage (Record Vote No. 211) entered in Senate.
USSR653Intro
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This resolution recognizes the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the contributions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States. The resolution a...
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2022-05-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4339Intro
25%
Authorizes for FY2023 and FY2024 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) activities to identify and remediate illicit cross-border tunnels. CBP shall also develop and report to Congress a strategic plan to guide and improve such operations.
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2022-05-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4324Intro
25%
A bill to clarify that convictions for kidnapping or sexual abuse are grounds for inadmissibility and deportability under the Immigration and Nationality Act.
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2022-05-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4326Intro
25%
A bill to authorize the Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to pay stipends to members of Transnational Criminal Investigative Units who have been properly vetted.
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2022-05-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7867Intro
25%
To eliminate employment-based visa caps on abused, abandoned, and neglected children eligible for humanitarian status, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4294Intro
25%
A bill to terminate certain contracts relating to the construction of the border fence and to transfer unused border fence material to the States along the southwest border.
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2022-05-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7854Intro
25%
To authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to adjust the status of certain aliens who are nationals of Venezuela to that of aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4224Intro
25%
A bill to require the expenditure of an equal amount on border security as on the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative and to confiscate Russian assets and make such assets available for border security, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4220Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to require Visa Waiver Program countries to share watch list information about known or suspected terrorists and to fully cooperate with the United States law enforcement entities in preventing and ...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7772Intro
25%
To authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to suspend the entry of aliens, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-14
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHB7757Intro
25%
To provide for an emergency response by the Department of Homeland Security to migration surges, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHB7737Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of State to add questions to visa application forms related to membership and affiliation with Communist or other totalitarian parties, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7741Intro
25%
To prevent the Federal Government from using taxpayer funds to distribute cellular devices to individuals who unlawfully cross the southern border, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6577Intro
25%
To establish, under article I of the Constitution of the United States, a court of record to be known as the United States Immigration Courts.
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2022-05-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 12.
USHB7707Intro
25%
To codify in statute the CDC title 42 expulsion order, which suspends the right for certain aliens to enter the United States along United States land borders, until February 1, 2025.
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2022-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHB7725Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to limit the availability of asylum for aliens transiting through third countries, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7708Intro
25%
To halt removal of certain nationals of Vietnam, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1083Intro
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This resolution recognizes the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the contributions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States. The resolution a...
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2022-05-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1054Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the accomplishments and significant contributions of Vietnamese Americans in the United States.
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2022-04-28
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E431-432)
USHJR82Intro
25%
This joint resolution nullifies the interim final rule submitted by the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security and published on March 29, 2022, concerning procedures for the consideration of asylum claims and other related issu...
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2022-04-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7595Intro
25%
To establish the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement Office within the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7599Intro
25%
To prohibit the issuance of a passport with any gender designation other than "male" and "female", and for other purposes.
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2022-04-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7549Intro
25%
To reform the process by which temporary nonagricultural workers' visas are allocated, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5681PassAuthorizes U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to reclassify officers assigned to the tactical patrol unit on Tohono O'odham Nation land, commonly known as Shadow Wolves, as ICE special agents upon completing certain required training. Off...
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2022-04-19
Became Public Law No: 117-113. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7507Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide increased penalties for a country that denies or delays accepting 2,000 aliens who are nationals of that country, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7450Intro
25%
To remove legal impediments preventing construction of a border barrier along the international border between the United States and Mexico, improve the construction requirements for such barrier, make previously appropriated funds available for cons...
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2022-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB7459Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue a strategy to improve hiring and retention of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement personnel in rural or remote areas, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USSB4022Intro
25%
A bill to codify in statute the CDC title 42 expulsion order, which suspends the right for certain aliens to enter the United States along United States land borders, until February 1, 2025.
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2022-04-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 345.
USHR1043Intro
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This resolution recognizes the discrimination that Sikhs have faced and continue to face in the United States and elsewhere and condemns all acts of bias and hatred against the Sikh community. The resolution also expresses respect and gratitude for t...
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2022-04-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7441Intro
25%
To provide for the exemption from numerical limitation of certain employment-based immigrants for purposes of filling a labor shortage, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7442Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to provide employment authorization to certain alien spouses, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7464Intro
25%
To place certain limitations on migrant caravans, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7462Intro
25%
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security the Early Migration Alert Program, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4209Engross
50%
Authorizes for FY2023 and FY2024 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) activities to identify and remediate illicit cross-border tunnels. CBP shall also develop and report to Congress a strategic plan to guide and improve such operations.
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2022-04-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5460Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a visa waiver program for nationals of certain countries to enter the U.S. Virgin Islands. Specifically, the bill expands an existing program that authorizes visa waivers for nationals...
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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 14.
USHB7260Intro
25%
To require a comprehensive southern border strategy, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-06
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (H4202)
USSB4021Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to expand the grounds of inadmissibility and deportability for human rights violators.
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2022-04-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7413Intro
25%
To authorize States to request that the Secretary of Homeland Security enforce the Immigration and Nationality Act, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-06
To House Judiciary Committee
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