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USHB4803PassCitizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act This bill establishes that a foreign-born child of a U.S. citizen member of the Armed Forces or government employee may automatically acquire U.S. citizenship even if the child is no...
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2020-03-26
Became Public Law No: 116-133.
USHB5795IntroMoving H-2A to United States Department of Agriculture Act of 2020
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5791IntroSpecial Envoy for Refugees Act This bill requires the President to appoint a Special Envoy for Refugees whose duties shall include (1) representing the United States in diplomacy related to global displacement, migration, refugees, asylum-seekers, an...
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5971IntroCase Backlog and Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2214IntroNO BAN Act National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act This bill imposes limitations on the President's authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States and terminates certain presidential actions implementin...
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2020-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 333.
USHB5581IntroAccess to Counsel Act of 2020 This bill provides various protections for covered individuals subject to secondary or deferred inspections when seeking admission into the United States. Covered individuals include U.S. nationals, lawful permanent resi...
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2020-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 332.
USHB560EngrossNorthern Mariana Islands Residents Relief Act This bill provides Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) Resident status to certain otherwise qualifying aliens who do not meet a current requirement of having resided continuously and lawfu...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5767IntroENSURE Act of 2020 Eritrean Nationals' Safety from Unjust Removal or Expulsion Act
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2020-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5417IntroSignificant Transnational Criminal Organization Designation Act
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2020-01-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3621EngrossComprehensive CREDIT Act of 2020 Comprehensive Credit Reporting Enhancement, Disclosure, Innovation, and Transparency Act of 2020 This bill provides for additional consumer credit protections, sets forth requirements for credit reporting agencies, an...
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2020-01-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB5461IntroTo provide that the Secretary of Homeland Security may not admit to the United States as a nonimmigrant under certain categories aliens who are nationals of noncompliant countries, and for other purposes.
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR799IntroSupporting efforts to preserve Vietnamese and Vietnamese-American heritage and history and recognizing the accomplishments and contributions of Vietnamese Americans. This resolution (1) supports preserving Vietnamese-American history and heritage, (2...
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1790PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-92.
USHB5174IntroState Sponsored Visa Pilot Program Act of 2019
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5207IntroEnd the Migrant Protection Protocols Act of 2019
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5151IntroHonoring the Oath Act of 2019
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5225IntroPOWER Act Protect Our Workers from Exploitation and Retaliation Act
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4873IntroSyrian Partner Protection Act
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5038EngrossFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Home...
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2019-12-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3031IntroSignificant Transnational Criminal Organization Designation Act
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2019-12-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4479IntroDisaster Recovery Workforce Act
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB565EngrossAMIGOS Act Advancing Mutual Interests and Growing Our Success Act This bill makes Portuguese nationals eligible for E-1 and E-2 nonimmigrant visas if the government of Portugal provides similar nonimmigrant status to U.S. nationals. An E-1 visa is fo...
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2019-12-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3629IntroClarity in Credit Score Formation Act of 2019 This bill provides that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) must regulate credit score models by establishing standards for validating the accuracy and predictive value of these models. The bi...
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2019-11-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 248.
USHB3884IntroMORE Act of 2019 Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USSB2926IntroAMIGOS Act Advancing Mutual Interests and Growing Our Success Act This bill makes Portuguese nationals eligible for E-1 and E-2 nonimmigrant visas if the government of Portugal provides similar nonimmigrant status to U.S. nationals. An E-1 visa is fo...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2929IntroPOWER Act Protect Our Workers from Exploitation and Retaliation Act
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2019-11-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4732IntroTo establish a Global Climate Change Resilience Strategy, to authorize the admission of climate-displaced persons, and for other purposes.
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4916IntroFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Home...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4623IntroKeep STEM Talent Act of 2019
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2019-10-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4617EngrossSHIELD Act Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy Act This bill establishes a duty to report election interference from foreign entities, applies existing campaign advertising requirements to online advertisements, and gen...
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2019-10-28
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB2694IntroA bill to place restrictions on searches and seizures of electronic devices at the border. This bill places restrictions on the search and seizure of electronic devices at the international border. A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official may...
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2019-10-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2669IntroSHIELD Act Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy Act This bill establishes a duty to report election interference from foreign entities, applies existing campaign advertising requirements to online advertisements, and gen...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB4701IntroHEAL for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2019 Health Equity and Access under the Law for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2019
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2019-10-17
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2625IntroSyrian Allies Protection Act This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide certain Syrian nationals with special immigrant status. To qualify, a Syrian national must (1) have worked directly with the Armed Forces in a role...
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2019-10-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3526EngrossCounter Terrorist Network Act This bill directs the National Targeting Center of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to collaborate with federal, state, local, tribal, and international entities to enhance border security through such operat...
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2019-10-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3525EngrossU.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act The bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to (1) research and report to Congress new approaches to improve procedures for providing medical screening of individuals interdicted by U....
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2019-10-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4319IntroImmigrant Witness and Victim Protection Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4330IntroTRAP Act of 2019 Transnational Repression Accountability and Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4303IntroBahamas TPS Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4390IntroRemoving Marijuana from Deportable Offenses Act This bill removes offenses involving the use, possession, or distribution of marijuana from the list of crimes that could render an alien inadmissible into the United States or deportable. An alien prev...
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2203EngrossHomeland Security Improvement Act This bill establishes the position of Ombudsman for Border and Immigration Related Concerns within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The ombudsman shall establish an independent, neutral, and standardized pr...
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2019-09-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2565IntroA bill to establish a Global Climate Change Resilience Strategy, to authorize the admission of climate-displaced persons, and for other purposes.
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2019-09-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2581IntroLegislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for the legislative branch, including the Senate and Joint Items such as the Joint Economic Committee, the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies of 2...
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2019-09-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 228.
USHB4202IntroSCREEN Act of 2019 Securing Comprehensive Review in Entry Enforcement Now Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4272IntroTPS for Victims of Hurricane Dorian Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSJR55IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security relating to "Immigrant Investor Program Modernization"
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2019-09-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2507IntroCanadian Snowbirds Act
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2019-09-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4363IntroCommission on Americans Living Abroad Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Commission on Americans Living Abroad, which must report on how federal laws and policies affect U.S. citizens living abroad, including civilians and members of the Armed For...
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2019-09-18
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1044EngrossFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 This 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 7% cap for employment-based immigrant vi...
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2019-09-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2483IntroTRAP Act Transnational Repression Accountability and Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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