About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to affect changes in the numerical limitation and preference system for the admission of immigrants.
- Summary (CRS)
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 ...
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Aug 6, 1987
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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.
30 cosponsors (25D, 5R)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 6, 1987
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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. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr3143>
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