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USHB1573IntroProvides 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 residents, aliens in possession of a visa, r...
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2021-04-16
[Hearing: Apr 20 @ 9:30 am]

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 8.
USSR37IntroThis resolution expresses the Senate's solidarity with the members of the San Isidro Movement, an organization of artists, activists, academics, and journalists protesting increased censorship and persecution in Cuba. Further, it calls on Cuba to rel...
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2021-04-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1996-1998; text: CR S1997-1998)
USHB193IntroDirects the President to reduce foreign assistance to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras based on how many unaccompanied alien children from each of those countries are placed in custody for immigration status. For each unaccompanied alien child pl...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration and International Economic Policy
USHR124IntroThis resolution states that the August 9, 2020, election in Belarus was neither free nor fair and, as such, the House of Representatives does not recognize Alyaksandr Lukashenka as the country's legitimate president. The resolution also states that t...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber
USHR235IntroThis resolution declares that respect for human rights is foundational to U.S. bilateral and international engagement with Nigeria, and it condemns the violence by Nigerian security forces against peaceful protestors. Further, the resolution supports...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
USHR240IntroCalling on Azerbaijan to immediately release all prisoners of war and captured civilians.
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber
USHB1392IntroTo protect Saudi dissidents in the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSR35IntroThis resolution states that the Senate supports the people of Burma (Myanmar) in their ambition for a genuine democracy, sustainable peace, genuine ethnic reconciliation, and fundamental human rights for all. It also calls on the military junta to re...
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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 26.
USSR44IntroThis resolution denounces the Nicolás Maduro regime's most recent legislative elections as fraudulent and illegitimate, does not recognize the legitimacy of the new Venezuelan National Assembly, and joins members of the international community in re...
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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 27.
USSR81IntroThis resolution honors the members of Las Damas de Blanco, a group composed of wives and relatives of political prisoners, prisoners of conscience, and peaceful dissidents in Cuba, for their peaceful efforts to stand up to the Cuban regime and defend...
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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 18.
USSR97IntroA resolution calling on the Government of Ethiopia, the Tigray People's Liberation Front, and other belligerents to cease all hostilities, protect human rights, allow unfettered humanitarian access, and cooperate with independent investigations of cr...
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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 25.
USHB709IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reform certain asylum procedures, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR134IntroCondemning the military coup that took place on February 1, 2021, in Burma and the Burmese military detention of civilian leaders, calling for the release of all those detained and for those elected to serve in Parliament to resume their duties, and ...
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2021-03-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR253IntroCelebrating the heritage of Romani Americans.
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2021-03-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR126IntroA resolution condemning the crackdown by the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party in Hong Kong, including the arrests of pro-democracy activists and repeated violations of the obligations of that Government und...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR124IntroA resolution celebrating the heritage of Romani Americans.
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2021-03-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR118IntroThis resolution honors and recognizes Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun for his heroic service to the country and expresses condolences to his family. The resolution also states that the Senate will never cease in the task of recovering and rememberi...
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2021-03-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1574; text: CR S1574)
USSB681IntroA bill to report data on COVID-19 immigration detention facilities and local correctional facilities that contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR205IntroThis resolution honors and recognizes Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun for his heroic service to the country and expresses condolences to his family. The resolution also states that the House of Representatives will never cease in the task of recove...
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2021-03-09
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR189IntroSeeking the return of the USS Pueblo to the United States Navy.
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2021-03-08
To House Foreign Affairs 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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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB506IntroTo provide for the effective use of immigration detainers to enhance public safety.
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB530IntroTo reunite families separated at or near ports of entry, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB515IntroProvides a private right of action against state and local jurisdictions with certain policies that limit cooperation with federal immigration enforcement efforts, and contains additional provisions related to such jurisdictions. Currently, such coop...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB536IntroMakes changes to immigration enforcement, including ending mandatory detention in certain cases. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall not enter into or extend any contract with any public or private for-profit entity to own or operate a fa...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB453IntroProhibits the use of federal funds by a state or local subdivision that has in effect a law, policy, or procedure that prevents or impedes (1) a timely response to a request by the Department of Homeland Security for information about an alien in cus...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB176IntroImposes restrictions on the use of solitary confinement for inmates in federal custody. Among the restrictions, the bill prohibits placement in solitary confinement for nondisciplinary reasons; it limits the duration of such placement; and it provide...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR186IntroCalling for the immediate release of Trevor Reed, a United States citizen who was unjustly found guilty and sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison.
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2021-03-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1537IntroContains 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 Homeland Security (DHS) may grant CAW status to an appl...
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2021-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB60IntroTo protect the right of law-abiding citizens to transport knives interstate, notwithstanding a patchwork of local and State prohibitions, and to repeal Federal provisions related to switchblade knives which burden citizens.
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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
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
USHB131IntroTo amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide for the humane treatment of youths who are in police custody, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR130IntroCondemning the continued violation of rights and freedoms of the people of Hong Kong by the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
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2021-02-25
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1340IntroDirects the Department of Justice to establish an Office of Legal Access Programs within the Executive Office for Immigration Review. The office shall develop and administer programs to educate detained aliens about their legal rights under U.S. immi...
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2021-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1260IntroDirects the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program for specified trauma centers and nonprofits to establish or expand intervention or prevention programs related to intentional violent trauma, excluding intimate partner ...
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2021-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB429IntroDirects the President to impose asset- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals and entities engaged in certain acts of malign disinformation. Specifically, the President shall impose sanctions on an individual or entity that knowingly comm...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1223IntroDirects the President to impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on any current or former official of Russia's government involved in the August 20, 2020, poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny or the subsequent cover-up of the poiso...
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2021-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USSB379IntroA bill to advance a diplomatic solution to the conflict in Libya and support the people of Libya.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1228IntroTo advance a diplomatic solution to the conflict in Libya and support the people of Libya.
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2021-02-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB382IntroEstablishes the Office of the Ombudsperson for Immigrant Children in Government Custody within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The office shall ensure that if government detention of an immigrant child is necessary, that child is h...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1238IntroEstablishes the Office of the Ombudsperson for Immigrant Children in Government Custody within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The office shall ensure that if government detention of an immigrant child is necessary, that child is h...
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2021-02-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1214IntroDirects the President to impose asset- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals and entities engaged in certain acts of malign disinformation. Specifically, the President shall impose sanctions on an individual or entity that knowingly comm...
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2021-02-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR67IntroA resolution calling for the immediate release of Trevor Reed, a United States citizen who was unjustly found guilty and sentenced to 9 years in a Russian prison.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB341IntroA bill to provide justice for incarcerated moms, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB353IntroCreates a new condition of eligibility for funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program and the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program. Specifically, to be eligible for grant funds under the COPS program a...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB348IntroA bill to provide an earned path to citizenship, to address the root causes of migration and responsibly manage the southern border, and to reform the immigrant visa system, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1177IntroTo provide an earned path to citizenship, to address the root causes of migration and responsibly manage the southern border, and to reform the immigrant visa system, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-19
To House Subcommittee on Health
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