H.R. 5869 (112th): STARS Act


May 30, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 30, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Rivera

Representative for Florida's 25th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 30, 2012
Length: 24 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/30/2012--Introduced.Studying Towards Adjusted Residency Status Act or the STARS Act - Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to cancel the removal of, and adjust to conditional nonimmigrant status, an ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 30, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5869”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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