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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 6, 2006
 
Introduced

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Details

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

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Votes

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Related Bills

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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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