S. 2611 (109th): Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006


Apr 7, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on May 25, 2006 but was never passed by the House.


Arlen Specter

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: May 25, 2006
Length: 796 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/25/2006--Passed Senate amended.Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2006 - TitleI - Border EnforcementSubtitleA - Assets for Controlling United States BordersSection101 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary), for each ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 7, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 24, 2006
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

May 25, 2006
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2611”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (5R, 1D) (show)
May 24, 2006 10 a.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 73/25
May 24, 2006 4:52 p.m.
Motion Agreed to 67/31
May 25, 2006 5:39 p.m.
Bill Passed 62/36

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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

S. 2612 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 24, 2006

S. 2454 (Related)
Securing America’s Borders Act

Failed Cloture
Last Action: Apr 7, 2006

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