US Congress Subject | Immigration status and procedures

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USHB1IntroAddresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-03-03
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 1.
USHB30IntroTo increase public safety by punishing and deterring firearms trafficking.
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB37IntroImposes additional immigration-related penalties for aliens who vote in an election for federal office. It shall be an aggravated felony for an alien who is unlawfully present to violate an existing prohibition against an alien voting in a federal el...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB44IntroGrants exclusive jurisdiction to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia over (1) cases arising under immigration laws, or (2) claims by foreign nationals challenging an order of removal or another action authorized under the Immigration...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB45IntroTo require the Secretary of Homeland Security to detain any alien who is unlawfully present in the United States and is arrested for certain criminal offenses.
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB78IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB71IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to aliens associated with criminal gangs, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB90IntroImposes various penalties on aliens who overstay a visa or lawful immigration status. An alien who overstays shall be fined or imprisoned for up to six months, or both. Such an individual may not be admitted into the United States for 5 years, and ma...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB89IntroEstablishes that aliens identified in the terrorist screening database, except for permanent residents, shall be deportable and inadmissible into the United States. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may temporarily waive the inadmissibility o...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR103IntroThis resolution condemns the bigotry that fueled those who stormed the U.S. Capitol, the elected officials who stoked that bigotry, including former President Trump, and the Members of Congress who have continued to support those individuals. It reaf...
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2021-02-05
To House Administration Committee
USHB460IntroTo provide for the establishment of a standing Health Force and a Resilience Force to respond to public health emergencies and meet public health needs.
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHJR24IntroThis joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment requiring Representatives to be apportioned according to the number of U.S. citizens in each state, rather than the number of persons in each state.
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2021-02-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB226IntroA bill to protect journalists and other members of the press from gross violations of internationally recognized human rights, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB515IntroTo provide a civil remedy for individuals harmed by sanctuary jurisdiction policies, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB839IntroTo protect journalists and other members of the press from gross violations of internationally recognized human rights, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB782IntroTo clarify that eligibility of certain mortgages with Federal credit enhancement may not be conditioned on the status of a mortgagor as a DACA recipient if all other eligibility criteria are satisfied, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-03
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR67IntroThis resolution acknowledges that child poverty prevents children from reaching healthy development and an economically secure future. It also encourages all levels of government to enact and support anti-poverty policies and programs.
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2021-01-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR64IntroRecognizing that it is the duty of the Federal Government to develop and implement a Roadmap to Freedom in order to overhaul the outdated immigration system in the United States that has gone without significant reform for decades, and to relieve the...
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2021-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB81IntroA bill to protect the privacy of health information during a national health emergency.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB80IntroRequires U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain an alien who is unlawfully present in the United States and has been charged with a crime that resulted in the death or serious bodily injury of another person. ICE shall make reasonab...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB506IntroTo provide for the effective use of immigration detainers to enhance public safety.
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2021-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB530IntroTo reunite families separated at or near ports of entry, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB531IntroRequires U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents and officers to wear body cameras when engaged in official operations. Such agents and officers shall turn on their cameras for the duration of eac...
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2021-01-28
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB529IntroProhibits immigration enforcement actions within 1,000 feet of a sensitive location unless there are exigent circumstances and written prior approval has been obtained from certain officials. Sensitive locations include health care facilities; school...
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2021-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB59IntroA bill to provide a civil remedy for individuals harmed by sanctuary jurisdiction policies, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB60IntroA bill to provide for the effective use of immigration detainers to enhance public safety.
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2021-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB42IntroA bill to ensure that State and local law enforcement may cooperate with Federal officials to protect our communities from violent criminals and suspected terrorists who are illegally present in the United States.
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2021-01-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB50IntroProvides assistance to eligible nationals of Venezuela. Under this bill, eligible nationals of Venezuela shall qualify for temporary protected status, which prevents their removal from the United States and allows them to obtain employment and travel...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB471IntroTo prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from lessening the stringency of, and to prohibit the Secretary of Homeland Security from ceasing or lessening implementation of, the COVID-19 border health provisions through the end of the COVI...
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2021-01-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB454IntroTo render certain military parents eligible for adjustment of status, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB461IntroDesignates certain Hong Kong residents with priority status for refugee consideration and contains other related provisions. An individual and certain family members shall have such priority status if the individual (1) is a Hong Kong resident who su...
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB457IntroProhibits any executive agency from using the term alien to refer to an individual who is not a U.S. citizen or national, or illegal alien to refer to such an individual who is unlawfully present in the United States or lacks lawful immigration statu...
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB458IntroRequires an investigation and reports for each death of an alien in Department of Homeland Security or Department of Health and Human Services custody. Within 24 hours of such a death, the relevant department shall provide to Congress a publicly avai...
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB32IntroA bill to provide for the establishment of a standing Health Force and a Resilience Force to respond to public health emergencies and meet public health needs.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB25IntroProhibits a state from receiving certain federal law enforcement grants if it takes certain immigration-related actions. Specifically, a state may not receive such grants if it (1) issues a driver license to an individual who does not have proof of U...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB17IntroProvides statutory authority for the ban on admitting an alien into the United States as a nonimmigrant if the alien's primary purpose for entering is to give birth to a child in the United States in order to obtain U.S. citizenship for that child.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB401IntroEstablishes that nonimmigrant H-2B visas (temporary nonagricultural workers) issued for landscaping or grounds keeping workers shall not count against the annual cap on such visas. The bill also eliminates an existing statutory exemption to the H-2B ...
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2021-01-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB398IntroBars an individual who has been convicted of a crime from receiving asylum, with limited exceptions. Specifically, the Department of Homeland Security may designate political offenses committed outside of the United States that shall not be considere...
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2021-01-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB413IntroEliminates the diversity immigrant program, which makes immigrant visas available to individuals from countries with low rates of immigration to the United States.
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2021-01-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB427IntroMoves administration of the H-2A (temporary agricultural workers) program from the Department of Labor to the Department of Agriculture.
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2021-01-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB354IntroRequires an applicant for an F, J, or M (student or exchange visitor) visa to disclose in the application certain information about whether the applicant has received or will receive funds from the Chinese government, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP...
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2021-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB355IntroRequires the national instant criminal background check system to notify U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and relevant state and local law enforcement agencies when the system indicates that a prospective firearm transferee is illegally or un...
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2021-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB198IntroWaives various embargo and immigration restrictions in order to allow Cuban nationals to enter the United States to play organized professional baseball. U.S. embargo authority may not regulate or prohibit various transactions by or on behalf of a Cu...
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2021-01-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB206IntroTo streamline the application process for H-2A employers, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-05
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB93IntroEliminating Foreign Intervention in Elections Act prohibits federal funds from being used to make payments to local governments that permit noncitizens to vote in state or local elections.
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2021-01-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB86IntroAuthorizes the Department of State to revoke or refuse to issue a passport for an individual who has aided an organization that the State Department has designated as a foreign terrorist organization. The individual may request a hearing with the Sta...
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2021-01-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB102IntroTo ensure election integrity and security and enhance Americans' access to the ballot box by establishing consistent standards and procedures for voter registration and voting in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB163IntroTo render certain military spouses eligible for adjustment of status, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB161IntroPermits nationals of Venezuela to qualify for temporary protected status, which prevents their removal from the United States and allows them to obtain employment and travel authorization. Such status shall be available to qualifying nationals of Ven...
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB168IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security to provide lawful permanent resident status to previously removed alien parents and spouses of citizens of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
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