H.R. 1751 (111th): American Dream Act

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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Mar 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Howard Berman

Representative for California's 28th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2009
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Mar 26, 2009

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