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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
USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs various U.S. government bodies to prepare reports on China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence shall repo...
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2019-12-04
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB1838PassHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill directs various departments to assess whether political developments in Hong Kong justify changing Hong Kong's unique treatment under U.S. law. (Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely s...
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2019-11-27
Became Public Law No: 116-76.
USSB2926IntroAMIGOS Act Advancing Mutual Interests and Growing Our Success Act
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2019-11-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5038IntroFarm 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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2019-11-21
[Hearing: Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm]

Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB5174IntroState Sponsored Visa Pilot Program Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4818IntroProtecting Europe's Energy Security Act of 2019
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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
USHB4873IntroSyrian Partner Protection Act
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2019-10-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB598EngrossGeorgia Support Act This bill directs the Department of State to report to Congress on various topics related to Georgia. The reports shall cover (1) U.S. security assistance to Georgia and an assessment of threats to the country's independence and i...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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
USHB3289EngrossHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill addresses Hong Kong's status under U.S. law and imposes sanctions on those responsible for human rights violations in Hong Kong. (Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal a...
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2019-10-16
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 243.
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
USSB2583IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Depar...
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2019-09-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USHB2229EngrossFirst Responders Passport Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of State to waive passport fees for an individual operating under a contract, grant, or cooperative agreement with the U.S. government, including a volunteer, to travel abroad ...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4218IntroPoland Visa Waiver Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3190EngrossBURMA Act of 2019 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2019 This act imposes sanctions, authorizes assistance, and requires the establishment of various programs and strategies related to Burma (Myanmar). The President shall ...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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
USSB1790EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs...
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2019-09-19
Conference held.
USSB2507IntroCanadian Snowbirds Act
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2019-09-18
To Senate Finance Committee
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
USSB2482IntroProtect American Values Act
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2019-09-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2500EngrossNational 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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2019-09-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB3352EngrossDepartment of State Authorization Act of 2019
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2019-09-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4030IntroAsylum Abuse Reduction Act
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3799IntroReuniting Families Act
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3841IntroSAILORS Act Stopping Aggressive Incursions on Liberty by Ordering Russian Sanctions Act
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3874IntroGLOBE Act of 2019 Greater Leadership Overseas for the Benefit of Equality Act of 2019
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3881IntroVisa Transparency Anti-Trafficking Act of 2019
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3524IntroNorthern Triangle and Border Stabilization Act
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2019-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USSB1441IntroProtecting Europe's Energy Security Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 169.
USSB2376IntroStop Illegal Trafficking in Firearms Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2351IntroSaudi Arabia Human Rights and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB398IntroSaudi Arabia Accountability and Yemen Act of 2019 This bill suspends certain weapons transfers to Saudi Arabia. It also imposes sanctions on individuals for various activities related to the civil war in Yemen and for involvement in the death of Saud...
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2019-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 167.
USHB3319IntroPaperwork Reduction for Farmers and H-2A Modernization Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3451IntroHELP Separated Children Act of 2019 Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections for Separated Children Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3441IntroKleptocrat Exposure Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3508IntroSouth China Sea and East China Sea Sanctions Act of 2019 This bill imposes sanctions on Chinese persons and entities that participate in certain activities related to China's territorial disputes in the South China Sea and East China Sea and addresse...
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3312IntroFamily Reunification Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3564IntroFairness for High-Skilled Americans Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB2292IntroAsylum Abuse Reduction Act
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2019-07-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2256IntroCoordinating Care for Children Affected by Immigration Enforcement Act
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2019-07-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2224IntroVisa Transparency Anti-Trafficking Act of 2019
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2019-07-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1060IntroDefending Elections from Threats by Establishing Redlines Act of 2019
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2019-07-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3494EngrossDamon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020 intelligence activities in various U.S. government departments and agencies. It also establishes severa...
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2019-07-18
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
USHB3501IntroSECURE Our Democracy Act Safeguard our Elections and Combat Unlawful Interference in Our Democracy Act
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB526EngrossCambodia Democracy Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions on individuals responsible for acts to undermine democracy in Cambodia, including acts that constituted serious human rights violations. The sanctions shall be directe...
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2019-07-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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