About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes and to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain alien college-bound students who are long term United States residents.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Aug 1, 2001
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Jun 20, 2002
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1291”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
18 cosponsors (12D, 6R)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1291 — 107th Congress: Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/s1291
“S. 1291 — 107th Congress: Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2001. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/s1291>
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