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


Feb 26, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

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.


Joseph Biden Jr.

Senator from Delaware


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.

Summary (CRS)

3/15/1988--Passed Senate amended.(Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call #50 (88-4)) TitleI - Immigration Act of 1988Immigration Act of 1988 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a three-year ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


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

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.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2104”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 1611 (Related)
Immigration Act of 1987

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 6, 1987

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