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H.R. 6128 (112th): Help Separated Families Act of 2012

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To amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to ensure that immigration status alone does not disqualify a parent, legal guardian, or relative from being a placement for a foster child, to prohibit a State, county, or other political subdivision of a State from filing for termination of parental rights in foster care cases in which an otherwise fit and willing parent or legal guardian has been deported or is involved in (including detention pursuant to) an immigration proceeding, unless certain conditions have been met, and for other purposes.

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Lucille Roybal-Allard

Sponsor. Representative for California's 34th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2012
Length: 7 pages
Introduced
Jul 13, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 13, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Jul 13, 2012
 
Introduced

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H.R. 6128 (112th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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