H.R. 1830 (108th): Earned Legalization and Family Unification Act of 2003


Apr 12, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 12, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Sheila Jackson Lee

Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 12, 2003
Length: 27 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for permanent resident status for certain long-term resident workers and college-bound students, to modify the worldwide level of family-sponsored immigrants in order to promote family unification, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/12/2003--Introduced.Earned Legalization and Family Unification Act of 2003 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide permanent resident status for certain: (1) long-term resident workers; and (2) children in ... Read more >

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Apr 12, 2003

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. 1830”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 3271 (Related)
Earned Legalization and Family Unification Act of 2003

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 8, 2003

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