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Apr 6, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced on April 6, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 6, 2006
Length: 18 pages
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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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. 5131”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5131 — 109th Congress: American Dream Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr5131
“H.R. 5131 — 109th Congress: American Dream Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr5131>
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