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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 6, 2006
Length: 18 pages
Apr 6, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 6, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 6, 2006
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H.R. 5131 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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