Vote — Oct 6, 2015 7:09 p.m.
Aug 6, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988
This bill was introduced on August 6, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Massachusetts's 11th congressional district
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to affect changes in the numerical limitation and preference system for the admission of immigrants.
8/6/1987--Introduced.Immigration Act of 1987 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise numerical limitations for immigrant admissions with respect to family reunification immigrants and independent immigrants.Directs the Attorney General ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3143”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Click a format for a citation suggestion:
Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3143 — 100th Congress: Immigration Act of 1987. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr3143
“H.R. 3143 — 100th Congress: Immigration Act of 1987.” www.GovTrack.us. 1987. October 7, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr3143>
|title=H.R. 3143 (100th)
|accessdate=October 7, 2015
|author=100th Congress (1987)
|date=August 6, 1987
|quote=Immigration Act of 1987