To suspend until January 21, 2013, certain provisions of Federal immigration law, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 12, 2011
Length: 5 pages
Jul 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 12, 2011
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H.R. 2497 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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