H.R. 5131 (109th): American Dream Act

Introduced:

Apr 6, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 6, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Lincoln Diaz-Balart
Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 6, 2006
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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 students who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2075 (Related)
Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2005

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 18, 2005

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5131” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Apr 6, 2006

Details

Cosponsors
54 cosponsors (46D, 8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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