S. 2104 (100th): Immigration Act of 1988

Introduced:

Feb 26, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on March 15, 1988 but was never passed by the House.

Sponsor:

Joseph Biden Jr.

Senator from Delaware

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to change the level, and preference system for admission, of immigrants to the United States, and to provide for administrative naturalization, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 23, 1988
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Feb 26, 1988
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 15, 1988
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

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